Mass Media Law 21 9781260514513 Mass Media Law, in its twenty-first edition, examines the First Amendment freedoms of the press, speech and assembly, extremely relevant in an era of “fake news” and open hostility by some politicians toward the fourth estate. Students get a timely and detailed look at how media law works through up-to-date court rulings, statutes, case studies and pertinent examples. Clay Calvert, Dan Kozlowski and Derigan Silver, renowned scholars in the field of media law, have made this new edition easy for students to understand, engage with and apply to their own lives as consumers and potential producers of mass media.
Mass Media Law

Mass Media Law

21st Edition
By Clay Calvert and Dan V. Kozlowski and Derigan Silver
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ISBN13: 9781260514513
Copyright: 2020
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Mass Media Law, 21e

CHAPTER 1: The American Legal System
CHAPTER 2: The First Amendment: The Meaning of Freedom
CHAPTER 3: The First Amendment: Contemporary Problems
CHAPTER 4: Defamation: Establishing a Case
CHAPTER 5: Defamation: Proof of Fault
CHAPTER 6: Libel: Defenses and Damages
CHAPTER 7: Invasion of Privacy: Appropriation and Intrusion
CHAPTER 8: Invasion of Privacy: Publication of Private Information and False Light
CHAPTER 9: Gathering Information: Records and Meetings
CHAPTER 10: Protection of News Sources/Contempt Power
CHAPTER 11: Free Press–Fair Trial: Trial-Level Remedies and Restrictive Orders
CHAPTER 12: Free Press–Fair Trial: Closed Judicial Proceedings
CHAPTER 13: Regulation of Obscene and Other Erotic Material
CHAPTER 14: Copyright and Trademark
CHAPTER 15: Regulation of Advertising
CHAPTER 16: Telecommunications Regulation

About the Author

Clay Calvert

Clay Calvert is Professor and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he also directs the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project. He has taught undergraduate media law classes for more than twenty years.

Dan V. Kozlowski

Dan V. Kozlowski is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at Saint Louis University, where he teaches free expression, journalism, and media courses. He is a past head of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's Law and Policy Division.

Derigan Silver

Derigan Silver is an associate professor in the Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies at the University of Denver. He is also the faculty director of the John Madden Center for Innovation in the Liberal and Creative Arts in the College of Arts, Humanities and the Social Sciences.


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