A basic text in communication law, geared towards both law students and journalism and communication students. Eighth edition includes a discussion of Hulk Hogan's successful lawsuit against Gawker for public disclosure of private facts, the right to be forgotten (or "erased") in Europe, and numerous social media issues, including cyberstalking, catfishing, trolling, doxing, swatting, posting threats on Facebook and access to President Trump's tweets. Also includes discussion of the USA FREEDOM Act, the Supreme Court's expansion of exemption 4 of FOIA, First Amendment limits on denials of trademark registration, the Broadcast Spectrum Auction, and the continuing battle over net neutrality. Mass Communication Law in a Nutshell is also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
A comprehensive textbook on communication law and media law. Written for those who do not necessarily have a lot of legal knowledge, providing accessible text, clear definitions, and concise summaries of key points.
Three volumes, updated by pocket parts. Provides extensive, scholarly analysis of laws and policies relating to new media, the Internet, Direct Broadcasting Satellite, etc., including the Telecommunications Act of 1996. It also examines the key constitutional, statutory, and administrative provisions governing communications in the United States. Provides extensive citations to judicial and administrative decisions.
Loose-leaf for updating. Surveys federal and state laws, court decisions, and FCC regulations affecting cable television systems, cable networks, and cable's competitors, such as DBS. Includes coverage of issues such as cable Internet services; content regulation; horizontal and vertical ownership; franchise transfers; pole attachments for information services; rate regulation; broadcast signal carriage; effective competition; subscriber privacy rights; and theft of service.
This treatise covers all aspects of the law surrounding digital communications, including taxation, privacy, civil litigation, intellectual property, cross-border commerce and more. This volume covers tweeting, using Facebook and e-mail, to name just a few of the forms of digital communications.
Presents a comprehensive introduction to all the critical issues surrounding media law. Second edition is updated with rulings relating to corporate political speech, student speech, indecency and Net neutrality, restrictions on libel tourism, cases filed against U.S. information providers, WikiLeaks and shield laws, file sharing, privacy issues, sexting, cyber-stalking, and many others. Digital Media Law is also available online via ProQuest Ebook Central.