Intro Media Studies Chapter 16

Right to privacy right

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Unformatted text preview: reveal their sources? Obscenity Obscenity The Supreme Court listed 3 criteria for obscene work: – Average Joe find the material only appeals to sickos (prurient interest) – Shows sexual conduct in a patently offensive way – There is a lack of literary, artistic, political or scientific value Pornography? Is it obscene by this standard? Right to Privacy Right How much of a right to privacy do we have legally? There cannot be intrusion or secret recordings People have the right to private medical records/economic records Your image cannot be used for someone else’s commercial gain (profit) 1st Amendment vs. 6th...
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