Monday, February 02, 2004
Yahoo! News - U.S. Watchdog Investigates Jackson Breast Incident|
U.S. regulators on Monday vowed to investigate whether indecency rules were broken during the broadcast of the Super Bowl halftime show when pop diva Janet Jackson's bodice was ripped to expose her right breast.It was a stupid publicity stunt for Jackson's new album and everyone involved should be embarrassed. That being said, a federal investigation is idiotic. Michael Powell has made the FCC into paper tiger and a corporate shill for Clear Channel. His outrage over this is misplaced and just plain silly.
U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell promised a "thorough and swift" investigation of the stunt aired during one of the year's most popular American television broadcasts, which draws a major worldwide audience.