EDITORIAL
Profanity on TV: From George Carlin to Cher 
Broadcasters are subject to FCC rules because they use the public airwaves, but the boundaries of indecency have rarely been clear.

EDITORIAL

Profanity on TV: From George Carlin to Cher

Broadcasters are subject to FCC rules because they use the public airwaves, but the boundaries of indecency have rarely been clear.

Middleborough profanity ban touches a nerve 
The town voted to give police the power to hand out $20 tickets for using profanity in public, a move that has riled some residents and free speech advocates.
(BILL GREENE/GLOBE STAFF)

Middleborough profanity ban touches a nerve

The town voted to give police the power to hand out $20 tickets for using profanity in public, a move that has riled some residents and free speech advocates.

(BILL GREENE/GLOBE STAFF)