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Media law and ethics / Roy L. Moore, Michael D. Murray.

By: Moore, Roy L.
Contributor(s): Murray, Michael D.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge communication series.Publisher: New York ; Oxon : Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group, 2012Edition: 4th ed.Description: xxvi, 755 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780415894623 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9780415894630 (pbk. : alk. paper ).Subject(s): Mass media -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases | Mass media -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Case studies | | Communication and mass media July2015 January2016DDC classification: 343.73099
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Summary: "The third edition of <EM>Media Law and Ethics</EM> features a complete updating of all major U.S. Supreme Court cases and lower court decisions through 1998; more discussion throughout the book on media ethics and the role of ethics in media law; and an updated appendix that now features a copy of the U.S. Constitution, new sample copyright and trademark registration forms, and the current versions of major media codes of ethics, including the new code of the Society of Professional Journalists.<BR><BR>Extensively updated and expanded chapters provide:<BR>*more detailed explanations of the legal system, the judicial process, and the relationship between media ethics and media law;<BR>*new cases in this developing area of the law that has attracted renewed attention from the U.S. Supreme Court;<BR>*the new Telecommunications Act and the Communications Decency Act;<BR>*a discussion of telecommunications and the Internet;<BR>*new developments in access to courts, records, and meetings such as recent court decisions and statutory changes; and<BR>*more information about trademark and trade secret laws and recent changes in copyright laws, as well as major court decisions on intellectual property.<BR><BR>The book has also been updated to include new developments in obscenity and indecency laws, such as the Communications Decency Act, and the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Reno vs. ACLU. In addition, the instructor's manual includes a listing of electronic sources of information about media law, sample exams, and a sample syllabus"--Summary: "This is the first textbook to explicitly integrate both media law and ethics within one volume. A truly comprehensive overview, this text is a thoughtful introduction to media law principles and cases and the related ethical concerns relevant to the practice of professional communication. With special attention made to key cases and practices, authors Roy L. Moore and Michael D. Murray revisit the most timely and incendiary issues in modern American media. Exploring where the law ends and ethics begin, each chapter includes a discussion of the ethical dimensions of a specific legal topic. The Fourth Edition includes new legal cases and emerging issues in media law and ethics as well as revised subject and case indexes. In addition to a separate chapter devoted exclusively to media ethics by Michael Farrell, a new chapter on international and foreign law by Dr. Kyu Ho Youm has also been added. Resources on the companion website include updated PowerPoint presentations, an instructor manual, and a sample syllabus for instructors, and study guides, practice quizzes, and all seven of the book's original appendices for students. An excellent integration of both law and ethics, this is the ideal text for undergraduate and graduate courses in media law and ethics"--
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Sources and types of American law -- The U.S. legal system -- The judicial process -- Ethical dilemmas, issues, and concerns in mass communication / Mike Farrell -- Prior restraint -- Corporate and commercial speech -- Electronic mass media and telecommunications -- Libel -- Indecency, obscenity, and pornography -- Right of privacy -- Press and public access to the judicial processes, records, places, and meetings -- Intellectual property -- International and foreign law / Kyu Ho Youm.

"The third edition of Media Law and Ethics features a complete updating of all major U.S. Supreme Court cases and lower court decisions through 1998; more discussion throughout the book on media ethics and the role of ethics in media law; and an updated appendix that now features a copy of the U.S. Constitution, new sample copyright and trademark registration forms, and the current versions of major media codes of ethics, including the new code of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Extensively updated and expanded chapters provide:
*more detailed explanations of the legal system, the judicial process, and the relationship between media ethics and media law;
*new cases in this developing area of the law that has attracted renewed attention from the U.S. Supreme Court;
*the new Telecommunications Act and the Communications Decency Act;
*a discussion of telecommunications and the Internet;
*new developments in access to courts, records, and meetings such as recent court decisions and statutory changes; and
*more information about trademark and trade secret laws and recent changes in copyright laws, as well as major court decisions on intellectual property.

The book has also been updated to include new developments in obscenity and indecency laws, such as the Communications Decency Act, and the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Reno vs. ACLU. In addition, the instructor's manual includes a listing of electronic sources of information about media law, sample exams, and a sample syllabus"--

"This is the first textbook to explicitly integrate both media law and ethics within one volume. A truly comprehensive overview, this text is a thoughtful introduction to media law principles and cases and the related ethical concerns relevant to the practice of professional communication. With special attention made to key cases and practices, authors Roy L. Moore and Michael D. Murray revisit the most timely and incendiary issues in modern American media. Exploring where the law ends and ethics begin, each chapter includes a discussion of the ethical dimensions of a specific legal topic. The Fourth Edition includes new legal cases and emerging issues in media law and ethics as well as revised subject and case indexes. In addition to a separate chapter devoted exclusively to media ethics by Michael Farrell, a new chapter on international and foreign law by Dr. Kyu Ho Youm has also been added. Resources on the companion website include updated PowerPoint presentations, an instructor manual, and a sample syllabus for instructors, and study guides, practice quizzes, and all seven of the book's original appendices for students. An excellent integration of both law and ethics, this is the ideal text for undergraduate and graduate courses in media law and ethics"--

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