Communication Law in America / Edition 1

Communication Law in America / Edition 1

by Paul Siegel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205289878

ISBN-13: 9780205289875

Pub. Date: 08/03/2001

Publisher: Pearson

This book's reader-friendly approach, dynamic writing style and numerous illustrations present the ins and outs of communication law in an engaging and lively way. Discusses First Amendment principles,common laws, constitutional considerations, privacy factors, advertising, protecting news sources, broadcast regulations and the internet. For anyone wanting to…  See more details below

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This book's reader-friendly approach, dynamic writing style and numerous illustrations present the ins and outs of communication law in an engaging and lively way. Discusses First Amendment principles,common laws, constitutional considerations, privacy factors, advertising, protecting news sources, broadcast regulations and the internet. For anyone wanting to know more about communication law or media law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205289875
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/03/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(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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