Law of Mass Communications: Freedom and Control of Print and Broadcast Media

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Foundation Press, 2001 - Mass media - 983 pages
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Law of Mass Communications: Freedom & Control of Print & Broadcast Media examines the legal implications of changes in media systems & services wherever they occur. It both traces communications law issues to their sources & considers their future directions. The text reviews the historical & constitutional foundations of free expression, & the implications of mass communications law for the citizen. It explores the governmental regulation of broadcasting, new media, advertising & copyright. It discusses citizens' rights with regard to fact-gathering. And it surveys the ongoing consolidation & globalization of the mass media & the means by which communications are distributed.

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Historical Back
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DEFAMATION PRIVACY
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Copyright

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