The Law of Public Communication / Edition 3

The Law of Public Communication / Edition 3

by Kent R. Middleton, Bill F. Chamberlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801311888

ISBN-13: 9780801311888

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

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

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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:
9780801311888
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Series:
Public Communication Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 9.61(h) x 1.44(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
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
App. AFinding and Reading the Law574
App. BThe First Fourteen Amendments to the Constitution581
Glossary585
Case Index593
Subject Index605

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