FCC Hits Fox Stations with $1.2 Million Fine

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The FCC will fine 169 Fox television stations $1.18 million for airing graphic scenes from bachelor and bachelorette parties on the reality show Married by America. The commission says the program violated decency standards. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and Washington Post reporter Frank Ahrens.



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