Expert authors discuss the First Amendment in detail, as well as defamation and mass communication. Addresses privacy and the mass media, restraint of obscene expression, and restraint of the press for national security purposes. Examines the free ...
press/fair trial conflict and the freedom to gather news and information. Explores newspersons privilege, subpoenas, contempt citations, searches, and seizures. Also covers commercial speech regulation, what the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) does and does not do, FCC control of broadcast operations, and new technologies.