Digital Media Law

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 25, 2012 - Law - 416 pages
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Covering the latest legal updates and rulings, the second edition of Digital Media Law presents a comprehensive introduction to all the critical issues surrounding media law.
  • Provides a solid foundation in media law
  • Illustrates how digitization and globalization are constantly shifting the legal landscape
  • Utilizes current and relevant examples to illustrate key concepts
  • Revised section on legal research covers how and where to find the law
  • Updated with new rulings relating to corporate political speech, student speech, indecency and Net neutrality, restrictions on libel tourism, cases filed against U.S. information providers, WikiLeaks and shield laws, file sharing, privacy issues, sexting, cyber-stalking, and many others
  • An accompanying website is regularly updated with new rulings, access to slip opinions and other supplementary material.

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Ashley Packard is Professor of Communication and Digital Media Studies at the University of Houston, Clear Lake. She is the author of The Borders of Free Expression (2009) and is a peer reviewer for Communication Law and Policy.

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