Communication Law in America / Edition 3

Communication Law in America / Edition 3

by Paul Siegel
     
 

Topics in this college textbook include an introductory overview of the American legal system; freedom of speech; common-law elements of defamation; First Amendment limitations of defamation; protecting news stories; regulating advertising; sexually oriented speech; broadcast, cable, and satellite TV regulation; and communication law and the Internet. Siegel is in… See more details below

Overview

Topics in this college textbook include an introductory overview of the American legal system; freedom of speech; common-law elements of defamation; First Amendment limitations of defamation; protecting news stories; regulating advertising; sexually oriented speech; broadcast, cable, and satellite TV regulation; and communication law and the Internet. Siegel is in communication studies at Gallaudet University.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442209381
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/16/2011
Edition description:
3rd Edition
Pages:
526
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
Recent Developments in Communication Law
1Introducing the American Legal System1
2The Development of Freedom of Speech35
3Defamation: Common-Law Elements82
4Defamation: First Amendment Limitations114
5Invasions of Privacy157
6Copyright and Trademark197
7Access to Information238
8Reporting on the Judiciary272
9Protecting News Sources311
10Regulation of Advertising341
11Sexually Oriented Speech389
12Broadcast, Cable, and Satellite TV Regulation425
13Communication Law and the Internet481
Glossary528
Case Index538
Subject Index545

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