Mass Communication Law in Minnesota

Mass Communication Law in Minnesota

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Title: Mass Communication Law in Minnesota
Author: Patricia Hirl Longstaff & John R. finnegan, Sr.

MASS COMMUNICATION LAW IN MINNESOTA 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 Minnesota law is no exception. With Update supplements covering this dynamic field, Mass Communication Law in Minnesota will earn its place on every media professional's desk.

About the Author: Patricia Hirl Longstaff is an experienced media lawyer who has represented both newspapers and broadcasters and worked as associate general counsel for the Star-Tribune in Minneapolis. She also teaches media law at the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul and is well known throughout the Midwest as a lecturer on media law topics. She practices with the firm of Doherty, Rumble and Butler in Minneapolis.

John R. Finnegan, Sr., is senior vice president and assistant publisher, emeritus, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He worked as a reporter, editorial writer and executive editor of the St. Paul newspaper for 38 years and received numerous national and state awards for work in the areas of freedom of information and the first amendment. He currently is an adjunct professor of journalism at the University of Minnesota.

Details: 1992, ISBN: 0-913507-23-7 (76 pages soft cover, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches)