The Mass Media and the Law

The Mass Media and the Law

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The Mass Media and the Law by Harry W. Stonecipher, Robert Trager

Exhaustively treating Illinois statutes and Illinois case law within the frame­work of the larger body of law laid down in the decisions of federal courts, federal regulatory bodies, and the courts of other states as well, Stonecipher and Trager provide practicing journalists, jurists, and teachers of jour­nalism with a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook. Specific areas cov­ered include libel, privacy, censorship, the Illinois Open Meetings Act, the federal Freedom of Information Act, and copyright. A special chapter is devoted to broadcasting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780809307883
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 12/01/1976
Series: New Horizons in Journalism Series
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Harry W. Stonecipher and Robert Trager are both Assistant Professors of Journalism at Southern Illinois Univer­sity Carbondale.

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