Electronic Media Law and Regulation [NOOK Book]

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Electronic Media Law and Regulation is a case-based law text that provides students with direct access to case law as well as the context in which to understand its meaning and impact. The text overviews the major legal and regulatory issues facing broadcasting, cable, and developing media in today's industry. Presenting information from major cases, rules, regulations, and legal documents in a concise and readable form, this book helps current and prospective media professsionals understand the complex realm of ...

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Electronic Media Law and Regulation

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Overview

Electronic Media Law and Regulation is a case-based law text that provides students with direct access to case law as well as the context in which to understand its meaning and impact. The text overviews the major legal and regulatory issues facing broadcasting, cable, and developing media in today's industry. Presenting information from major cases, rules, regulations, and legal documents in a concise and readable form, this book helps current and prospective media professsionals understand the complex realm of law and regulation. Students will learn how to avoid common legal pitfalls and anticipate situations that may have potential legal consequences.


This sixth edition provides annotated cases with margin notes, and new chapters address such timely issues as media ownership, freedom of information, entertainment rights, and cyber law.   


 

Electronic Media Law and Regulation is an overview of the major legal and regulatory issues facing broadcasting, cable, and developing media. It enables current and prospective electronic media professionals to easily understand the complex and intimidating realm of law and regulation by presenting information from major cases, rules, regulations, and legal documents in a concise and readable manner. It has been completely updated to reflect significant changes in FCC regulations and recent developments in technology.

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This overview of the major legal and regulatory issues facing broadcasting, cable, and developing media presents information from major cases, rules, regulations, and legal documents, arranged into 12 chapters covering topics ranging from an introduction to the legal system and the licensing and regulation of various types of media to invasion of privacy and the regulation of new technologies. Updated to reflect significant changes in FCC regulations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136289651
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/24/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 392
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Kenneth Creech, PhD is Fairbanks Professor and Department Head of Telecommunication Arts at Butler University (Indianapolis, IN), and General Manager at WTBU-TV. He has worked in both commercial and public broadcasting as well as in the music industry. His job experiences have included broadcast journalism, management, creative and consulting positions.

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Table of Contents

Cases
Preface to the Third Edition
Ch. 1 Introduction to the Legal System 1
Ch. 2 Interpreting the First Amendment 28
Ch. 3 The Rationale of Broadcast Regulation 51
Ch. 4 Licensing Broadcast Stations 91
Ch. 5 Regulation of Electronic Media Content 111
Ch. 6 Regulation of Commercial Practices 141
Ch. 7 The Regulation of Cable Television 151
Ch. 8 Copyright and Music Licensing 176
Ch. 9 Defamation: Libel and the Media 201
Ch. 10 Invasion of Privacy 241
Ch. 11 Free Press-Fair Trial: A Conflict of Rights 270
Ch. 12 Communications Regulation: New Technologies and the Internet 309
App. 1 FCC Forms 321
App. 2 Copyright Application Forms 346
Bibliography 355
Glossary 361
Index 365
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