Media Bureau Events and Workshops
August 2, 2012 (Published)
Below is a listing of the tutorials the Media Bureau has conducted on a variety of subjects.
Frequently Asked Questions by Topic
July 17, 2012 (Published)
Below is a list of topics that link to Frequently Asked Questions and responses.
The FCC and Freedom of Speech
October 17, 2014 (Updated)
Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives numerous complaints that...
Remember to Rescan
February 24, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background - The DTV Transition All full power television stations in the U.S. are now...
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...
How to Prevent Viewing of Scrambled Cable TV Programs (“Signal Bleed”)
October 22, 2014 (Updated)
Background Cable television companies typically encrypt or scramble the signal of channels that...
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)
Obscenity, Indecency & Profanity - FAQ
June 27, 2011 (Published)
How do I file a complaint? The FCC accepts complaints electronically, by letter, email, facsimile...
March 28, 2011 (Published)
Welcome to FCC.gov's Online Tutorials. These screencasts will walk you through certain functions...