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UH - COMM 2328 - Study Guide

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UH - COMM 2328 - Study Guide

School: University of Houston
Department: Engineering
Course: Broadcast and Film Writing
Professor: Joseph Leydon
Term: Fall 2016
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Description: Communication Law & Ethics Midterm 2 Study Guide The exam will have three parts
Uploaded: 05/01/2017
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background image Communication Law & Ethics  Midterm 2 Study Guide  The exam will have three parts. The first will be 20 fast facts (t/f, multiple choice, fill in the 
blank) @ 3 pts. each. The second will be 4 short answer questions (1-2 sentences or a list) 
@ 5 pts. each. The final part will be an essay question worth 20 points. I will choose two of 
the three questions below for the exam, and you will pick one of those two for your essay. 
Texts: 
Communication Law, Chs. 7, 9 and 14; The People vs. Larry Flynt; The Social Network; and
the case of Melissa Click 
SCOTUS Cases (Oyez.org): 
New York Times v. Sullivan (1964); Miller v. California (1973); and Nebraska Press 
Association v. Stuart
 (1976); and Hustler Magazine v. Falwell (1988)
People: George Carlin, Lenny Bruce, Jack Valenti, Larry Flynt, Jerry Falwell, Alan 
Isaacman, Louis Brandeis, Mark Zuckerberg and Melissa Click
Terms, Concepts and Things: first amendment, obscenity, community standards, Legion 
of Decency, Hays Code, Motion Picture Association of America, copyright, reproduction, 
licensing and performance rights, derivative works, distribution rights, registration and 
duration (of copyright), trademark, patent, open records, Freedom of Information Act, public 
meetings, public figure, libel, privacy torts, intentional infliction of emotional distress, parody,
actual malice
Lists and ideas: The Miller Test FOIA Exemptions Elements of Copyrights Elements of Fair Use Copyrightable Works Elements of libel Elements of privacy Essay Questions  1.) Discuss the series of cases and civil actions between Jerry Falwell and Hustler 
Magazine
, the court ruling in each cause, and the reason behind the rulings.
2.) Discuss the first amendment issues in the case of Melissa Click.    3.) Discuss intellectual property rights and other legal issues in The Social Network and 
what led Mark Zuckerberg to the final conclusion shown in the film.

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School: University of Houston
Department: Engineering
Course: Broadcast and Film Writing
Professor: Joseph Leydon
Term: Fall 2016
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Description: Communication Law & Ethics Midterm 2 Study Guide The exam will have three parts
Uploaded: 05/01/2017
2 Pages 58 Views 46 Unlocks
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