Electronic Media Law / Edition 1

Electronic Media Law / Edition 1

by Roger L. Sadler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412905885

ISBN-13: 9781412905886

Pub. Date: 03/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Electronic Media Law is written for mass media students, not for future lawyers, so the text is straightforward and explains "legalese." The author covers First Amendment law, political broadcasting rules, broadcast content regulations, FCC rules for station operations, cable regulation, media ownership rules, media liability lawsuits, intrusive newsgathering

Overview

Electronic Media Law is written for mass media students, not for future lawyers, so the text is straightforward and explains "legalese." The author covers First Amendment law, political broadcasting rules, broadcast content regulations, FCC rules for station operations, cable regulation, media ownership rules, media liability lawsuits, intrusive newsgathering methods, media restrictions during wartime, libel, privacy, copyright, advertising law, freedom of information, cameras in the court, and privilege.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412905886
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
235,692
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Index
The American Legal System
Understanding the First Amendment
Applying the Principles of Broadcast Regulation
Cable and Satellite Regulation
Media Ownership Rules
Rules for Station Operations
Libel
Privacy
Intrusive News-Gathering Methods
Media Liability Cases
Obscenity
Indecency and Violence in the Media
Copyright - The Basics
Copyright - Fair Use
Advertising Law
Media and the Courts
Privilege
Media Access to Government Sources
Table of Cases
Appendix - FCC Station Inspection Checklist

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