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Friday, August 19, 2005

McMasters Offers "Better Way" Than Official Censorship to Deal With Offensive Culture

Freedom Forum columnist and veteran newspaper journalist Paul McMasters offers some solid advice for both sides of the debate on issues such as FCC regulation of content on television programming:

"Good and smart people differ over what indecency means. But there are two ways we can respond when dealing with whatever it is that we determine indecency to be. The easy way is to get a government official or agency to ban it or regulate it. The hard way is to engage it, decry
it, discourage it, present a better alternative."


You can read Paul's complete column here.