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The Law Of Journalism And Mass Communication

Author : Robert Trager
ISBN : 9781506363219
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication, Sixth Edition, by Robert Trager, Susan Dente Ross, and Amy Reynolds offers a clear and engaging introduction to media law with comprehensive coverage and analysis of key cases for future journalists and media professionals. You are introduced to key legal issues at the start of each chapter, building your critical thinking skills before progressing to real-world landmark cases that demonstrate how media law is applied today. Contemporary examples, emerging legal topics, international issues, and cutting-edge research all help you to retain and apply principles of media law in practice. The thoroughly revised Sixth Edition has been reorganized and shortened to 12 chapters, streamlining the content and offering instructors more opportunities for classroom activities. This edition also goes beyond the judiciary—including discussions of tweets and public protests, alcohol ads in university newspapers, global data privacy and cybersecurity, libel on the internet, and free speech on college campuses—to show how the law affects the ways mass communication works and how people perceive and receive that work.

The Law Of Journalism And Mass Communication

Author : Robert Trager
ISBN : 9781483322735
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Law of Journalism and Mass Communication, Fourth Edition offers a clear and engaging introduction to media law. Authors Robert Trager, Joseph Russomanno, Susan Dente Ross, and Amy Reynolds present comprehensive coverage and analysis of this essential topic to future journalists and media professionals. The text offers an abundance of photos and feature boxes, as well as a marginal glossary of legal terms and concepts. Readers will explore real-world, landmark cases in context, as well as scenarios from significant cases, to help readers think critically about the concepts learned. Unlike many revisions that simply tack on new content—adding length and undermining clarity—the updates to the Fourth Edition are fully integrated, offering the current state of media law in one comprehensive and understandable discussion.

Holding The Media Accountable

Author : David Hemmings Pritchard
ISBN : 0253213576
Genre : Business & Economics
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This series of case studies focuses on empirical research into media ethics and accountability - and just how it works in practice. Empirical research such as this has been hard to find. This gap in practical knowledge, rather than the normative side (ethical philosophies, ethics codes), is somewhat puzzling, given that most faculty who teach media ethics and accountability work in academic departments that have professional training as part of their academic mission.

A Student S Guide To Mass Communication Law

Author : Amber Nieto
ISBN : 0742538419
Genre : Business & Economics
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A unique learning tool for students in journalism and mass communication, A Student's Guide to Mass Communication Law is written for students by a top student. Amber Nieto and her professor John F. Schmitt who also brings his experience as a lawyer and a journalist have created an easy-to-read study guide to be used alongside any main textbook on media law or communication law. An outline format allows for quick reference and for instructors to choose material useful to their courses. Including a glossary and the text of the U.S. Constitution, this concise guide covers key areas such as free speech, freedom of the press, censorship, the student press, defamation and libel, privacy, intellectual property, fair trial issues, shield laws, freedom of information, obscenity, electronic media regulation, media ownership, and advertising. A Student's Guide helps students understand textbook material and serves as an ongoing refresher course on the basics of mass communication law and media law."

Media Law And Ethics

Author : Roy L. Moore
ISBN : 9781136503542
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This is the first textbook to explicitly integrate both media law and ethics within one volume. A truly comprehensive overview, it is a thoughtful introduction to media law principles and cases and the related ethical concerns relevant to the practice of professional communication. With special attention made to key cases and practices, authors Roy L. Moore and Michael D. Murray revisit the most timely and incendiary issues in modern American media. Exploring where the law ends and ethics begin, each chapter includes a discussion of the ethical dimensions of a specific legal topic. The Fourth Edition includes new legal cases and emerging issues in media law and ethics as well as revised subject and case indices. In addition to a separate chapter devoted exclusively to media ethics by Michael Farrell, a new chapter on international and foreign law by Dr. Kyu Ho Youm has also been added. Resources on the companion website include updated PowerPoint presentations and a sample syllabus for instructors, and a glossary, chapter review questions, chapter quizzes, and all seven of the book’s original appendices for students. An excellent integration of both law and ethics, this is the ideal text for undergraduate and graduate courses in media law and ethics.

The Law Of Public Communication

Author : Kent R. Middleton
ISBN : 9781351692342
Genre : Law
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Now in its tenth edition, The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of media law that includes the most current legal developments. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, PR practitioners, photographers, and other public communicators. By providing statutes and cases in an accessible manner, even to students studying law for the first time, the authors ensure that students will acquire a firm grasp of the legal issues affecting the media. This new edition features color photos, as well as breakout boxes that apply the book’s principles to daily life. The new case studies discussed often reflect new technologies and professional practices.

Cases In Communications Law

Author : John Zelezny
ISBN : 9780495902973
Genre : Business & Economics
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Written as a companion to Zelezny's COMMUNICATIONS LAW, Sixth Edition, textbook, CASES IN COMMUNICATIONS LAW, Sixth Edition, presents cases that will familiarize communications students with authoritative judicial reasoning on key principles of communications law. Most of the cases are from the U.S. Supreme Court and stand as precedents that all other courts in the nation must follow. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Regulating Social Media

Author : Susan J. Drucker
ISBN : 1433114844
Genre : Law
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Convergence, participatory culture, multimedia technologies, and social media platforms are creating new communicative opportunities that fundamentally influence citizenship and journalism. Social media present a staggering breadth of legal and ethical matters to consider. The limits and laws of free expression in this new media landscape are beginning to emerge both domestically and internationally, causing us to ask the following questions: How do we conceive of privacy? Should the law protect citizen journalists? How do social media affect ethical obligations of journalists and public relations professionals? These are just a few of the issues raised by the new social media landscape. Myriad standards of professional ethics command compliance in order for various media industries to function. Scholarly researchers of social media have not yet focused on the rights of expression and ethical obligations of the new media environment. This volume will address the scope and nature of this developing environment of expression with chapter topics ranging from privacy, cyber-bullying, and harassment to defamation, intellectual property rights, and online safety.

Media Ethics

Author : Patrick Lee Plaisance
ISBN : 9781483323435
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Media Ethics: Key Principles for Responsible Practice makes ethics accessible and applicable to media practice, and explains key ethical principles and their application in print and broadcast journalism, public relations, advertising, marketing, and digital media. Unlike application-oriented casebooks, this text sets forth the philosophical underpinnings of key principles and explains how each should guide responsible media behavior. Author Patrick Lee Plaisance synthesizes classical and contemporary ethics in an accessible way to help students ask the right questions and develop their critical reasoning skills, as both media consumers and media professionals of the future. The Second Edition includes new examples and case studies, expanded coverage of digital media, and two new chapters that distinguish the three major frameworks of media ethics and explore the discipline across new media platforms, including blogs, new forms of digital journalism, and social networking sites.

Mass Communication Law In Georgia

Author : Gregory C. Lisby
ISBN : 158107199X
Genre : Law
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As every student of mass communication law is aware, most of the law with which journalists deal on a day-to-day basis originates not in our nation's capital but in the statehouse. This is true even though the U.S. Supreme Court has "federalized" much of mass communication law, setting standards for the states to follow. Because these standards allow for differences of opinion and approach, laws affecting freedom of expression still vary significantly from state to state, and even more today than when Dewey Benefield published Georgia Laws and Cases Affecting Newspapers in 1955. This book has been developed as a comprehensive survey of key mass communication law issues and problems in the state of Georgia. Like its first and second editions, it is a primer or introduction to mass communication law in Georgia and a supplement to other texts which discuss mass communication law from a national perspective.

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