Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Boobs, OSHA Penalties and Television

Steve Mooser from RWDSU/UFCW notes that CBS gets fined $550,000 for its Superbowl wardrobe malfunction, while ABC gets fined only $4,200 for the death of CWA Local 16 member Richard Umansky, 48, who fell from a platform on November 23, 2003.

Meanwhile, comedian and newscaster John Stewart notes that after the wardrobe malfunction and the Dan Rather forged national guard documents embarassment, CBS has finally learned its lesson: Don't try exposing boobs on television.