Mass communication law in a nutshell

Carter, T. Barton author

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  • Creator T. Barton Carter, Professor, College of Communication, Boston University, Juliet Lushbough Dee, Associate Professor of Communication, College of Arts and Science, University of Delaware, Harvey L. Zuckman , Emeritus Professor of Law, the Catholic University of America, Founding Director, Institute for Communications Law Studies, Washington, D.C
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Eighth edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2020]
    • ©2020
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • l, 804 pages : 19 cm
  • ISBNs 9781640204058, 1640204059
  • OCLC on1141397219


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The first amendment in perspective -- Defamation and mass communication -- Privacy and the mass media -- The First Amendment, true threats, emotional and physical harm and cyberstalking -- Copyright and trademark -- Restraint of obscene and indecent expression -- Restraint of the press for purposes of national security -- The free press--fair trial conflict -- Freedom to gather news and information -- The reporter's privilege, subpoenas, contempt citations and searches and seizures -- Regulation of commercial speech -- Regulation of broadcasting -- Cable and other technologies
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