First Amendment and the Fifth Estate / Edition 6by T. Barton Carter, Marc A. Franklin, Jay B. Wright
Pub. Date: 07/28/2003
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
This law school casebook examines the opinions and decisions of the overnmental bodies most directly responsible for the laws and regulations that apply to the electronic mass mediaCongress, the FCC, and the courts. A part of the University Casebook Series, it includes selected cases designed to illustrate the development of a body of law on a particular subject. Text and explanatory materials designed for law study accompany the cases.
Table of ContentsIntroductionThe Spectrum and its Utilization Justifications for Government Regulation Broadcast Licensing Legal Control of Broadcast Programming: Political Speech Legal Control of Broadcast Programming: Nonpolitical Speech Noncommercial Broadcasting Structural Regulation of Cable Television Content Regulation of Cable Television New Communications Technologies Media Concentration Copyright and Trademark Defamation Privacy Special Problems of Electronic Media Journalists
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