Communications Law: Liberties, Restraints, and the Modern Media / Edition 6

Communications Law: Liberties, Restraints, and the Modern Media / Edition 6

by John D. Zelezny
     
 

Zelezny, a licensed attorney and formerly a professor of media law, explores the legal principles that influence mass communication in this text for students who will work in journalism and other forms of mass communication. Coverage of Internet issues involving technology and cyberspace law is new for this edition, and there are new chapter Web resources, along with… See more details below

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Zelezny, a licensed attorney and formerly a professor of media law, explores the legal principles that influence mass communication in this text for students who will work in journalism and other forms of mass communication. Coverage of Internet issues involving technology and cyberspace law is new for this edition, and there are new chapter Web resources, along with expanded discussions of First Amendment rights and post-September 11th restrictions on speech and privacy. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495794172
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/04/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
763,622
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The U.S. Legal System1
Ch. 2The First Amendment29
Ch. 3Risks to Public Safety71
Ch. 4Damage to Reputation99
Ch. 5Privacy and Peace of Mind153
Ch. 6Gaining Access194
Ch. 7Media and the Justice System228
Ch. 8Creative Property274
Ch. 9Corporate and Government Speech324
Ch. 10Commercial Speech354
Ch. 11Broadcast and Cable TV392
Ch. 12Obscenity and Indecency441
Ch. 13Cyberspace481
Appendix AThe Bill of Rights to the Constitution of The United States of America503
Appendix BThe Uniform Correction or Clarification of Defamation Act505
Appendix CCodes of Ethics510
Glossary of Legal Terms514
Case Index525
Subject Index529

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