December 14, 2011
Hey! Dial It Down! FCC Issues Rules To Combat Loud TV Commercials
Pursuant to the CALM act, signed into law last year, the FCC has issued rules that will regulate the volume of television commercials beginning in December of 2012. The agency has been trying to address the problem of loud tv commercials for decades, but hasn't received the power to do so until recently. More here from the Los Angeles Times.
November 27, 2006
From Across the Pond, Richards' Rant Seems Even Uglier
Joseph Harker considers Michael Richards' Laugh Factory debacle in a November 22 piece in the Guardian. Read it here.