The Law of Public Communication, 2002 Update / Edition 5

The Law of Public Communication, 2002 Update / Edition 5

by Kent R. Middleton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205343236

ISBN-13: 9780205343232

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Pearson Education

Focusing on the day-to-day implications of the law for media practitioners, this text examines the law affecting both traditional journalism and the ever-changing commercial and electronic media. The Law of Public Communication, Fifth Edition, explains the law as it applies to the daily work of writers, broadcasters, advertisers, cable operators, Internet service…  See more details below

Overview

Focusing on the day-to-day implications of the law for media practitioners, this text examines the law affecting both traditional journalism and the ever-changing commercial and electronic media. The Law of Public Communication, Fifth Edition, explains the law as it applies to the daily work of writers, broadcasters, advertisers, cable operators, Internet service providers, public relations practitioners, photographers, and other public communicators. The accompanying statutes and cases, besides being completely up-to-date, are presented in a cohesive manner that is understandable even to students studying law for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205343232
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
637
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Public Communication and the Law1
Ch. 2The First Amendment22
Ch. 3Libel72
Ch. 4Privacy and Personal Security160
Ch. 5Intellectual Property215
Ch. 6Corporate Speech255
Ch. 7Advertising296
Ch. 8Obscenity and Indecency344
Ch. 9The Media and the Judiciary
Ch. 10Protection of News Sources, Notes, and Tape439
Ch. 11Access to Information470
Ch. 12Regulation of Broadcasting517
Ch. 13Regulation of Cable, Internet, Telephone and other Electronic Media
App. AFinding and Reading the Law587
App. BThe First Fourteen Amendments to the Constitution594
Glossary599
Case Index607
Subject Index617

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >