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The 2010 Update of this top-selling media law text includes the most current legal developments affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, advertisers, cable operators, Internet service providers, public relations practitioners, photographers, and other public communicators. By presenting statutes and cases in a cohesive manner that is understandable, even to readers studying law for the first time, the authors ensure that readers will acquire a firm grasp of the legal issues affecting the media.
Table of Contents
|Public Communication and the Law|
|The Sources of Law|
|The Courts The Litigation Process: Civil and Criminal Working with the Law Limitations of Law|
|The First Amendment Theory of Freedom of Expression|
|Regulating Expression Tests Scope of the First Amendment: The Hierarchy of Protected Expression|
|Who Is Protected?|
|Methods of Control Prior Restraints and Post-publication Punishment Content-Neutral Regulations|
|Libel Libel Terminology|
|The Plaintiffrsquo;s Burden of Proof|
|The Defendantrsquo;s Case Preventing Libel Suits Ideas for Reform|
|Privacy and Personal Security Private|
|Facts Intrusion and Trespass False Light Commercialization Emotional Distress and Personal Injury|
|Intellectual Property Copyright Unfair Competition|
|Political Speech Referenda and Other Public Issues Elections Regulation of Political Candidate|
|Broadcast Programming Regulation of Public Issue Programming|
|The Fairness Doctrine Lobbying: The Right to Petition|
|Commercial Speech First Amendment and Advertising Unfair and Deceptive Advertising Federal Remedies Other Federal Regulations Mediarsquo;s Right to Refuse Advertising Self-Regulation Securities Transactions|
|Obscenity and Indecency Obscenity Indecency Violent Pornography Controlling Non-obscene Sexual Expression|
|The Media and the Judiciary Defining Jury Bias Remedies for Prejudicial Publicity Controlling Conduct in Court Controlling Prejudicial Publicity Voluntary Cooperation Contempt Power|
|Protection of News Sources, Notes, and Tape Protection under the Common Law Protection under the First Amendment Protection under State Statutes Protection under Federal Statutes and Regulations Congressional Authority Search Warrants Breaching Con|
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