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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 16 Models for F ree Expression: Comparing World Media Systems o Authoritarian • Press censorship, no criticism of government or Public dissent allowed o Communist • Press serves the state, some government criticism, no public dissent o Libertarian • Encourages government criticism, open expression, dissent • Media is NOT liberal o Social Responsibility • Encourages government criticism, RESPONSIBLE expression and coverage. • USA is this one. Basis of All U.S. Communication Law o 1 st Amendment • Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Unprotected Forms of Expression o Copyright: BitTorrent • Appropriating a writer’s or artists words and music WITHOUT consent or payment is a violation o Copyright protection includes: • Authors life +70 years...
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2011 for the course MC 64842 taught by Professor Sanders during the Spring '10 term at LSU.
- Spring '10