Questions - FCC and Inappropriate Content - January 10-11, 2012
National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted January 10-11, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
1* In a typical week how often do you watch television - Rarely or never, occasionally, at least once a week, several times a week, every day or nearly every day, not sure?
2* Should the Federal Communication Commission be allowed to regulate profanity, violence, and sexual content on TV and radio?
3* How good a job does the FCC do in regulating profanity, violence and sexual content on TV and radio – excellent, good, fair, poor?
4* Is their too much profanity, violence and sexual content on TV and radio today?
5* When thinking about inappropriate content on television today, what is the biggest problem - profanity, sexual content or violence?
6* Who is more responsible for the level of objectionable content on TV today – the makers of TV programs, the networks, advertisers, or those who watch programs with objectionable content?
7* Is the current TV ratings system an effective way to warn viewers of possible objectionable content?
8* Are you less likely to watch a program following a warning that it contains objectionable content or more likely to watch a program following a warning that is contains objectionable content?
9* What is more important, protecting freedom of speech or protecting children from indecency on television and radio?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence