Media and Entertainment Law / Edition 1

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The user-friendly format of Entertainment and Media Law facilitates the mastery of these complex subjects. Written with lawyer, law student, or member of the public in mind, this resource is arranged in a thoughtful and logical order. Covers the beginnings of freedom of speech, press, and expression; as well as censorship of the media, copyrights, advertising, pornography, digital and satellite radio, cable and satellite TV, the Internet. Benefits:
• Tightly edited landmark cases, pulled from the text, allow for greater understanding of media and entertainment law.
• Historical background of the subjects has been emphasized, so the reader obtains a better grasp of societal issues at the time of a court ruling.
• Relevant quotes from United States Supreme Court Justices emphasize the thinking of the Court in the case's decision
• Full discussion of such items as digital radio, satellite TV and radio, and Internet Broadband.
• International media and entertainment legal concerns are discussed in length.
• Full chapter on ethics, allowing the student and practitioner alike to examine how to deal with such issues.
• CD-ROM included with the text with additional exercises.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418039127
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/5/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 558
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Road Leading to the First Amendment Chapter 2: The Constitution and its Interpretation as to Prior Restraints and Obscenity Chapter 3: Freedom of the Press Versus a Fair Trial Chapter 4: Defamation-Libel and Slander: What it is and how to defend against it. Chapter 5: Invasion of Privacy Chapter 6: The News, The Courts, and Contempt Chapter 7: Copyrights and Marks Chapter 8: Entertainment Law Chapter 9: Advertising and the Media Chapter 10: The Media and Cyberspace Chapter 11: Media and Entertainment Ethics Glossary Index

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