Mass Communication Law in a Nutshell
West Publishing Company, 1994 - Mass media - 520 pages
The First Amendment and Mass Communications: The First Amendment in Perspective; Defamation and Mass Communications; Privacy and the Mass Media; Restraint of Obscene Expression; Restraint of the Press for Purpose of National Security; Free Press vs. Fair Trial; Freedom to Gather News and Information; Newspersons' Privilege, Subpoenas, Contempt Citations and Searches and Seizures; Regulation of Commercial Speech; Regulation of the Electronic Mass Media: The FCC - What It Does and Does Not Do; FCC Control of Broadcast Operations; Cable and New Technologies.
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PART ONE THE FIRST AMENDMENT
The Dichotomy Between Prior Restraint
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