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Unformatted text preview: Comm 101: Winter 2008 Sections: 005, 006, 007 Erica Denise Williams, GSI Week 7 Notes Campbell: Chapter 16 Legal Controls, the First Amendment, Freedom of Expression and Mass Media Models for Expression and Speech. Since the mid-1950s, four models have been used to categorize differing ideas underlying free expression: authoritarian, communist, libertarian, and social responsibility. Censorship as Prior Restraint. Over time, the U.S. Supreme Court has defined censorship as prior restraint : Courts and governments cannot block any publication or speech before it actually occurs. Unprotected Forms of Expression. Despite First Amendment protection of speech, the federal government, state laws, and local ordinances have on occasion curbed expression. These instances include: 1. Copyright 2. Libel 3. Defenses against Libel Charges 4. The Right to Privacy 5. Obscenity First Amendment versus Sixth Amendment. First Amendment versus Sixth Amendment....
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Jacobs during the Winter '07 term at University of Michigan.
- Winter '07
- Mass Media