Suing the press

Smolla, Rodney A

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  • Creator Rodney A. Smolla
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.
  • Physical Details
    • viii, 277 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780195039016, 0195039017
  • OCLC ocm13124631


  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: pages 259-267.


  • The thinning American skin -- The trials of Martin Luther King : the New York times case -- From chasing Communists to fighting Lillian Hellman : the libel suit as guerilla warfare -- Ariel Sharon v. Time magazine : the libel suit as political forum, international style -- "I read it in the Enquirer--Carol Burnett and Henry Kissinger!" : the Carol Burnett case -- Jackie Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor, Clint Eastwood, and Mohammed Ali--of public personality and private property -- From "touching" to "missing" : libel arising from fiction and docudrama -- Of Vanessa Williams and Jerry Falwell : the contributions of Penthouse to the First Amendment -- Mobil Oil meets the Washington Post : can investigative journalism ever be objective? -- Westmoreland v. CBS : litigating the symbols and lessons of Vietnam -- "I'm okay but you're sued."
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