The WDBJ “Shooting”, the FCC and the Super Huge Mistaken Penis Fine

American Everyman

by Scott Creighton

An anonymous source sent me a bit of a news tip a little while ago and I thought you might like to see it.

Seems like the FCC, for some strange reason, dug up an old 3 second video image aired by WDJB back on July 12th of 2012, in order to file the largest possible fine against the station in late March of this year.  They quietly announced the record-setting fine, $325,000, on their website on March 23rd, 2015… nearly 3 years after the incident.

On July the 1st of this year, WDBJ-TV Roanoke filed a motion to have the fine reduced or dismissed altogether based on the fact that the accident wasn’t intentional. I don’t know if that appeal has been ruled on as of yet.

According to the FCC, they have only filed two such fines against media companies previously. One was settled for…

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