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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Electronic Media Law and Regulation 6th ed isbn 9780415518093

Electronic Media Law and Regulation 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9780240805092
ISBN: 0240805097
New Edition ISBN: 9780415518093
Published: July 2005
Publisher: Focal Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Electronic Media Law and Regulation is an overview of the major legal and regulatory issues facing broadcasting, cable, and developing media. It enables current and prospective electronic media professionals to easily understand the complex and intimidating realm of law and regulation by presenting information from major cases, rules, regulations, and legal documents in a concise and readable manner. This latest edition further examines continuing technological developments and new economic models, discussing such issues as media convergence and consolidation of ownership. Reflecting the most recent court decisions and changes in FCC rules, policies and organization, the book also covers the growing importance of intellectual property law as applied to digital media and the Internet. A companion web page will supply Internet links to the full opinions of important cases and documents related to chapter topics, as well as to other sites that support each unit. A link to the FCC site offers access to crucial forms and other materials.;Electronic Media Law and Regulation emphasizes principles, the conceptual pillars of the electronic media industry, using carefully selected and edited case law and original regulatory text. The text also covers regulation of cable television, changes in telecommunication law and policy, and developing technologies and potential regulatory frameworks for the 21st century. Additionally, two companion web sites, one for students and one for instructors, will provide users with additional cases, review questions, and syllabi.

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Media and Entertainment Law
Introduction to the Legal System
Interpreting the First Amendment
The Rationale of Broadcast Regulation
Licensing Broadcast Stations
Regulation of Broadcast Programming
Regulation of Commercial Practices
Noncommercial Educational Broadcasting
The Regulation of Cable Television
Copyright and Music Licensing
Defamation: Libel and the Media
Invasion of Privacy
Free Press/Fair Trial: A Conflict of Rights
Developing Technologies:The Internet