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LA Council Urges Curbs On Derogatory Radio Speech 
3/22/12

By: Waffles
Source: SFGate.com 
City: Los Angeles, CA

The City Council called on TV and radio broadcasters Wednesday to keep their hosts from spouting crude slurs, citing Rush Limbaugh's reference to a woman as a "slut" and KFI's John and Ken calling Whitney Houston a "crack ho." The council voted 13-2 for a resolution urging Los Angeles stations to do "everything in their power to ensure that their on-air hosts do not use and promote racist and sexist slurs over public airwaves." The resolution also states that it important for stations to hire more women and minorities. 

The measure has no legal force and... More

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