Electronic Media Law and Regulation / Edition 5 available in Paperback
Electronic Media Law and Regulation is a case-based law text that provides students with direct access to case law as well as the context in which to understand its meaning and impact. The text overviews the major legal and regulatory issues facing broadcasting, cable, and developing media in today's industry. Presenting information from major cases, rules, regulations, and legal documents in a concise and readable form, this book helps current and prospective media professionals understand the complex realm of law and regulation. Students will learn how to avoid common legal pitfalls and anticipate situations that may have potential legal consequences.
The fifth edition provides updates regarding recent developments in media law, FCC policies and developing technologies, and reviews all new cases, decisions and legislation affecting the conduct of media professionals and businesses.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)|
About the Author
Kenneth C. Creech, PhD, is Fairbanks Professor and Department Head of Media Arts at Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. He was general manager of WTBU-TV for 12 years, and has worked in both commercial and public broadcasting. His professional experience includes broadcast journalism, management, creative, and consulting positions.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Legal System
Interpreting the First Amendment
The Rationale of Broadcast Regulation
The Rationale of Cable and Satellite J(DSS) Television Regulation
Regulation of Electronic Media Content
Regulation of Commercial Practices
Copyright, Music Rights, and Trademark
Privacy and the Electronic Media
Right of Publicity
Defamation: Libel and the Media
Free Press-Fair Trial: A Conflict of Rights
Issues in Information Gathering
Communications Regulation: New Technologies and the Internet