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Title:
Mass communication law in a nutshell
Author:
Carter, T. Barton.
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Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
St. Paul, Minn. : West Group, 2000.
Physical Description:
lxi, 622 pages ; 19 cm.
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Mass communication law in a nutshell / by T. Barton Carter ... [et al.]. 4th ed. 1994.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Uniform Title:
Mass communication law in a nutshell.
ISBN:
9780314238313
Format :
Book

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Central Library KF2750.Z9 M37 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Expert authors discuss the First Amendment in detail, as well as defamation and mass communication. Includes a completely new chapter on Internet law, covering issues such as indecency, Web sites with bomb recipes, defamation and anonymous postings, blocking cookies, encryption, spamming, copyright infringement, domain names and convergence. Further highlights include recent Supreme Court rulings on "ride-along" cases, nude dancing, and commercial speech, covering issues such as banning advertising for lawful but harmful products such as tobacco. There is also an expanded discussion of journalists' access to courtroom proceeding and judicial documents.


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