MTV Bosses In The Clear Over Dope-Heavy VMAs
The MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday Aug. 30, was slammed by an official at America’s Parents Television Council after the former Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus, rapper Kanye West, and Snoop Dogg all alluded to puffing marijuana before the ceremony. PTC president Tim Winter accused the network of promoting a “ubiquitous messaging of drugs or drug use as something positive and something to laugh at”, but it has now emerged there will be no official probe into the broadcast because MTV is a cable channel.
A spokesman for the Federal Communications Commission tells the New York Daily News that viewers of subscription-based channels are deemed to have greater control over the shows they watch.
Musicians Who Have Canceled Performances in Political Protest
In the wake of North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2, people and celebrities alike are voicing their outrage, with many bands and musicians canceling upcoming shows in the state, possibly ...
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