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CBS to Continue to ‘Affirm Our Rights’ in Jackson Indecency Case

CBS to Continue to 'Affirm Our Rights' in Jackson Indecency Case

CBS isn’t budging in its belief that the 2004 Super Bowl half-time show in which Janet Jackson unexpectedly bared her breast does not meet the FCC’s legal standard for broadcast indecency.
Reacting to the FCC’s decision this week to uphold the original indecency fine against several CBS O&O television stations, the network issued a statement: “CBS has apologized to the American people many times for the inappropriate and unexpected half-time incident during the 2004 Super Bowl, and we have taken steps to make certain it will never happen again.”
CBS says it still disagrees with the commission and “will continue to pursue all remedies necessary” to affirm its legal rights.
The network has exhausted all appeals at the agency and its only remedy now would be to take the case to court. CBS has not yet said what it will do.