Mass Communication Law in Illinois

Mass Communication Law in Illinois

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Title: Mass Communication Law in Illinois
Author: James Tidwell
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MASS COMMUNICATION LAW IN ILLINOIS 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 news-gathering activities, such as libel, open records, and reporter privilege.
Media law is constantly evolving, and Illinois law is no exception. With Update supplements covering this dynamic field, Mass Communication Law in Illinois will earn its place on every media professional's desk.

 
About the Author: James Tidwell is a professor of journalism at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Ill. Professor Tidwell, who is an attorney, teaches Communication Law at EIU and serves as legal adviser to the university's daily student newspaper and its yearbook. He also directs the journalism department's outreach programs to Illinois high school journalism and publication programs and serves as executive secretary for the Illinois Journalism Education Association.
Professor Tidwell has published numerous articles on legal topics in the Journal of Law and Education, the Journal of Family Law, the NASSP Bulletin, Newspaper Marketing, College Media Review, Illinois Publisher, and J Communique.
He has a B.A. with honors in journalism and government from Oklahoma Baptist University, an M.A. in journalism from the University of Oklahoma, and a Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Louisville.
 
Details: 1992, ISBN: 0-913507-38-5 (72 pages soft cover, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches)