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