Sadler, Roger L.

Electronic media law / Roger L. Sadler. - Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2005. - xix, 447 p. ; 26 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The American legal system -- Understanding the First Amendment -- Applying the principles of broadcast regulation -- Cable and satellite regulation -- Media ownership rules -- Braodcast station regulations -- Libel -- Privacy -- Intrusive news-gathering methods: hidden cameras, media ride-alongs, ambush interviews -- Media liability lawsuits -- Obscenity -- Indecency and violence -- Copyright: the basics -- Copyright: fair use -- Advertising law -- Media and the courts -- News sources -- Media access to government sources.

1412905885 (pbk. : alk. paper)

2004-026097


Telecommunication--Law and legislation--United States.
Broadcasting--Law and legislation--United States.
Digital media--United States.

KF2765 .S23 2005