Electronic media law / Roger L. Sadler.
By: Sadler, Roger L.Material type: BookPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2005Description: xix, 447 p. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 1412905885 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Telecommunication -- Law and legislation -- United States | Broadcasting -- Law and legislation -- United States | Digital media -- United StatesOnline resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
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.