The Law of Public Communication 2005 Edition / Edition 6

The Law of Public Communication 2005 Edition / Edition 6

by Kent R. Middleton
     
 

Focusing on the implications of the law for practitioners, this annually updated text examines legal issues affecting journalism, political speech, and commercial and electronic media. The first amendment, methods of control, libel, privacy and personal security, intellectual property, political speech, advertising, obscenity and indecency, the media and the judiciary… See more details below

Overview

Focusing on the implications of the law for practitioners, this annually updated text examines legal issues affecting journalism, political speech, and commercial and electronic media. The first amendment, methods of control, libel, privacy and personal security, intellectual property, political speech, advertising, obscenity and indecency, the media and the judiciary, protection of news sources, and access to information. Introductory communication law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205418930
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/20/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Public communication and the law1
Ch. 2The first amendment24
Ch. 3Methods of control67
Ch. 4Libel92
Ch. 5Privacy and personal security180
Ch. 6Intellectual property236
Ch. 7Political speech279
Ch. 8Commercial speech317
Ch. 9Obscenity and indecency388
Ch. 10The media and the judiciary435
Ch. 11Protection of news sources, notes, and tape493
Ch. 12Access to information525
Ch. 13Finding and reading the law574
AppThe first fourteen amendments to the constitution581

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