ERIC Number: EJ207846
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
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Freedom and Responsibility in First Amendment Theory: Defamation Law and Media Credibility.
Hunsaker, David M.
Quarterly Journal of Speech, v65 n1 p25-35 Feb 1979
Explores the concepts of freedom and responsibility in the context of First Amendment theory through an examination of the interrelationships between defamation law, access to media, and media credibility. Calls for a reassessment of the importance of defamation law in First Amendment theory. (JMF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment