The First Amendment and the Fifth Estate, Regulation of Electronic Mass Media / Edition 4

The First Amendment and the Fifth Estate, Regulation of Electronic Mass Media / Edition 4

by T. Barton Carter
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1566623502

ISBN-13: 9781566623506

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

New edition of a coursebook that examines the opinions and decisions of the governmental bodies most directly responsible for the laws and regulations that apply to the electronic mass media: Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and the courts. In the first chapters, Carter (mass communication, Boston U.), Marc A. Franklin (law, Stanford U.) and Jay B

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New edition of a coursebook that examines the opinions and decisions of the governmental bodies most directly responsible for the laws and regulations that apply to the electronic mass media: Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and the courts. In the first chapters, Carter (mass communication, Boston U.), Marc A. Franklin (law, Stanford U.) and Jay B. Wright (journalism, Syracuse U.) present the legal, technological and economic structure that has produced our system of electronic media regulation. Subsequently, they detail the laws and regulations that apply specifically to the electronic media, and outline some of the more important laws applicable to both print and electronic media. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566623506
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
977

Table of Contents

Chapter  1.   Introduction
Chapter  2.   The Spectrum and its Utilization
Chapter  3.   Justifications for Government Regulation
Chapter  4.   Broadcast Licensing
Chapter  5.   Legal Control of Broadcast Programming: Political Speech
Chapter  6.   Legal Control of Broadcast Programming: Nonpolitical Speech
Chapter  7.   Noncommercial Broadcasting
Chapter  8.   Structural Regulation of Cable Television
Chapter  9.   Content Regulation of Cable Television
Chapter 10.  New Communications Technologies
Chapter 11.  Media Concentration
Chapter 12.  Copyright and Trademark
Chapter 13.  Defamation
Chapter 14.  Privacy
Chapter 15.  Special Problems of Electronic Media Journalists

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