Mass Communication Law in Hawaii

Mass Communication Law in Hawaii

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Title: Mass Communication Law in Hawaii
Author: Jeffrey S. Portnoy
Description: MASS COMMUNICATION LAW IN HAWAII brings between two covers a valuable reference to state law affecting communication professionals and students. Written for the layperson, it examines issues that occur in daily newsgathering activities, such as libel, open records, and reporter privilege. Media law is constantly evolving, and Hawaii law is no exception. With timely updates covering this dynamic field, Mass Communication Law in Hawaii will earn its place on every media professional's desk.
Contents:
  • Chapter 1: Defamation
  • Chapter 2: Privacy
  • Chapter 3: Obscenity
  • Chapter 4: Commercial Speech, Advertising, and Public Speech
  • Chapter 5: Hawaii's Sunshine Law (Access to Places
  • Chapter 6: Access to Records: Hawaii's Open Records Law
  • Chapter 7: Protecting Information and Sources
  • Chapter 8: Covering the Courts
 
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About the Author:

Jeffrey S. Portnoy is a partner in the Hawaii law firm of Cades Schutte Fleming & Wright. He specializes in Media and Entertainment Law and represents many television, radio, newspaper, book and magazine clients. He has been an adjunct professor in the Journalism Department at the University of Hawaii where he taught Media Law. In 1983 he received the Freedom of Information Award from the Hawaii Chapter of Sigma Delta Chi. He received his B.A. degree from Syracuse University and his J.D. degree from Duke University. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in communications law.

 
Details: 1994, ISBN 0-913507-56-3, (122 pages soft cover, 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches)