The Very First Amendment Encyclopedia

The Very First Amendment Encyclopedia

Presented by the John Seigenthaler seat of Excellence in First Amendment Studies

Broadcast shock jock Howard Stern, right, speaks at a rally in nyc’s Dag Hammerskjold Plaza on 24, 1987, where more than 2,000 people showed their support after the FCC censured Stern’s off-color broadcasts april. The rally had been broadcast go on two stereo, WXRK-FM in ny and WYSP-FM in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Howard Stern (1954– ), among the greatest premium and a lot of controversial radio characters in the us, has regularly pressed the boundaries of great style and First Amendment free phrase liberties regarding the general general public airwaves. He has received ongoing battles with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which regulates broadcasting, and has now received more fines from the FCC than just about some other radio character.

Created in Queens, ny, Stern started his radio profession at WTBU, the pupil station at Boston University, where he obtained a BA in 1976. Weiterlesen