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FCC Nominee Favors Strong Anti-Indecency Fines

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FCC Nominee Favors Strong Anti-Indecency Fines

FCC Nominee Favors Strong Anti-Indecency Fines

FCC Nominee Favors Strong Anti-Indecency Fines

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President Bush nominates Kevin Martin to replace outgoing Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell. Cultural conservatives and fans of media deregulation praise the choice. As acting commissioner, Martin spoke in favor of more aggressive anti-indecency fines and extending restrictions to cable and satellite broadcasting.