Mass Communication Law: Cases and Comment / Edition 6

Mass Communication Law: Cases and Comment / Edition 6

by Donald M. Gillmor, Jerome A. Barron, Todd Simon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314202218

ISBN-13: 9780314202215

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text provides a comprehensive survey of media law. It is the original modern casebook in mass communication law, emphasizing learning of law principles and precedents directly from the writings of courts and administrative agencies.

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This text provides a comprehensive survey of media law. It is the original modern casebook in mass communication law, emphasizing learning of law principles and precedents directly from the writings of courts and administrative agencies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314202215
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Series:
Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication and Journalism
Pages:
960
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. The History and Rationale of the First Amendment. 2. First Amendment Methodology. 3. Categories of Expression and the Scope of First Amendment Protection. 4. Libel and the Mass Media. 5. Privacy and the Press. 6. Newsgathering Rights. 7. Freedom of Information: Access to News of Government. 8. Public Access to the Media. 9. Business Issues. 10. Selected Problems of Media Law. 11. The Regulation of Broadcasting: Some Problems of Law, Technology and Policy. 12. Legal Controls on Political and Public Issue Broadcasting. 13. Regulating Obscenity and Indecency in Broadcasting Before the FCC and the Federal Courts. 14. Regulatory and First Amendment Issues in Cable Television.

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