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Unformatted text preview: 9-11-07MC 3010Public Relations and the LawChapter 12PR and Democracy-free marketplace of ideas-open discussion:-exposes the false*-prepares society for stresses and strains that work to tear civilization apart *Ease peoples minds, present it correctly/truthfully/transparency -Goal of First Amendment: freedom from government regulation of expression in the marketplace of ideas. -Gov-regulates certain things/protection.-Some standard of protection is not necessarily accorded to commercial speechJoe CamelFalse AdvertisingCalvin Klein basement videos-Dynamic, e.g.:-contracts and copyrights-discrimination/harassment-privacy-labor-product safety and quality-regulationsDefamation (libel and slanderprinted/spoken)-falsehood that generates public hatred, contempt, ridicule, injury to reputation-plaintiff must prove: print, broadcast, electronic communication, he/she was identifiable, actual injury occurred (financial, reputation, emotion/mental), communicator was malicious or...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2008 for the course MC 3010 taught by Professor Shipka during the Fall '07 term at LSU.
- Fall '07
- Public Relations