The First Amendment and the Fourth Estate: The Law of Mass Media
This law school casebook provides a detailed examination of the law of mass media, providing principle cases, court opinions, text, and research materials. Topics include discussions of the American legal system, introduction to freedom of expression, defamation, privacy, liability for emotional and physical harm, copyright and trademark, national security, obscenity, advertising regulation, press coverage of the administration of justice, confidentiality in newsgathering, newsgathering from non-judicial public sources, ownership of the media and related problems, access to the media, introduction to broadcasting, legal control of broadcast programming: political speech, legal control of broadcast programming, nonpolitical speech, and cable and new technologies.
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