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ERIC Number: ED102612
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 203
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Legal Problems in Broadcasting: Identification and Analysis of Selected Issues.
Toohey, Daniel W.; And Others
This book is designed as an introduction and reference to broadcast law for commercial and noncommercial station managers and staff, college students of radio and television, and general readers. It is divided into two sections, "Freedom of Expression and Related Issues" and "Business Aspects of Programming." The first section contains seven chapters: "Defamation,""The Right of Privacy,""The Fairness Doctrine and Personal Attack Rules,""Political Broadcasting,""News Staging,""Obscenity," and "Violence." The second section contains five chapters: "Copyright,""Unfair Competition,""Lotteries,""Federal Income Taxation," and "The Use of Releases and Other Station Indemnification Forms." A hypothetical situation is given in almost every chapter to illustrate how rules discussed in the text are applied. The introduction includes information on working with hypothetical fact situations and understanding legal citations. The appendix includes selected statutes and regulations and gives suggestions for further legal reading. (TS)
Great Plains National Instructional Television Library, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508 ($5.95 paper, $8.75 cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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