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ERIC Number: ED162373
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 33
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Censorship and the Media.
Rohrer, Daniel Morgan
This review of current legal practices with respect to censorship in the areas of obscenity and pornography contains a history of anti-obscenity legislation; a review of the efforts of the United States Supreme Court and lower courts to define obscenity; a discussion of publisher Larry Flynt's battle against the "community standards" criterion for defining obscenity; a discussion of the self-regulation efforts of the radio and television media; a consideration of the problems of obscenity and pornography on billboards; and an examination of child pornography laws. (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Obscenity
Note: Study prepared at Boston College