The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication

With its clear and engaging writing, essential coverage and analysis, and substantive discussion of case law, this is a popular and comprehensive introduction to the law of journalism and mass communication. It includes: * Photos and feature boxes, as well as a marginal glossary of legal terms and concepts * Hypothetical cases which start each chapter and are then followed by a timeline showing landmark cases in context. * Real World Law boxes illustrating contemporary examples and emerging topics * Points of Law boxes underlining key points and legal tests. * A student companion website to help aid review and study.