Electronic Media Law and Regulation

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Focal Press, 2007 - Law - 514 pages
As Media Law continues to grow as a hot topic those of you studying to be new lawyers in the media must keep on top of the latest laws and their implications. This book will keep you on your toes! It prepares you how to avoid common legal pitfalls and anticipate situations that may have potential legal consequences. Specifically, this fifth edition provides updates regarding recent developments in media law, FCC policies and developing technologies, and reviews all new cases, decisions and legislation affecting the conduct of media professionals and businesses. Electronic Media Law & Regulation is a useful reference for students studying to be professionals working in broadcast media and related industries.

*Author's website www.kencreech.com includes not only updates to the text but links to dozens of legal cases relevant to each chapter
*A catalogue of copyright and FCC forms are included in the book
*Complex information is conveyed in an easy-to-understand tone, all with supporting examples and case studies

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About the author (2007)

Kenneth C. Creech is the Fairbanks Professor of Communication at the College of Communication at Butler University. He was general manager of WTBU-TV for 12 years, and has worked in both commercial and public broadcasting. His professional experience includes broadcast journalism, management, creative, and consulting positions.

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