National Hurricane Preparedness Week
May 25, 2011
The Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau can trace it’s origin from the aftermath of...
The V-Chip: Putting Restrictions on What Your Children Watch...
October 9, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background The V-chip allows parents or other caregivers to block programming on their...
The FCC and Freedom of Speech
October 17, 2014 (Updated)
Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives numerous complaints that...
Amber Plan (America's Missing Broadcast Emergency Response)
July 16, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background The AMBER Plan, a feature of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), aids in the rescue of...
Protecting Children from Objectionable Content on Wireless Devices
May 17, 2011 (Published)
Background Increasingly, people of all ages are using wireless phones and devices for...
Children's Internet Protection Act
July 16, 2014 (Updated)
Background The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted by Congress in 2000 to...
International Girls in Information and Communication Technologies Day
April 27, 2011
Tomorrow, Thursday, April 28th, 2011, is the first annual International Girls in Information and...
Obscene, Indecent and Profane Broadcasts
October 20, 2014 (Updated)
It’s Against the Law It is a violation of federal law to air obscene programming at any time....
Directory of Media Bureau Pages
October 18, 2011 (Published)
Digital Learning in the 21st Century
March 8, 2011
Sharing the stage with Chairman Genachowski at the roundtable is a handful of the nation’s...