4.3 - 1. U.S. media law in global context 2. When can the...

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1. U.S. media law in global context 2. When can the US government censor information. a. Authoritarian i. General public needs guidance from educated ruling class ii. Frequent censorship iii. Criticism of government not tolerated iv. Tightly regulated media b. Communist or state model i. Government owns and operated media ii. Some criticism of the state, but nothing too severe c. Libertarian model i. Opposite of two previous systems ii. Encourages vigorous government criticism iii. High degree of press freedom iv. Few, if any, restrictions on the press. d. Social responsibility model i. 1947 Hutchins commission repot ii. Press should be free, but its expression should also be fruitful iii. High degree of press freedom, but also a distinction between useful and harmful media content. e. First amendment i. Protects the rights of free speech, but this doe’s not mean unlimited free speech. f.
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