Now in its 10thedition, The Law of Public Communicationprovides an overview of media law that includes the most current legal developments today. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, PR practitioners, photographers, and other public communicators. By providing statutes and cases in an accessible manner, even to students studying law for the first time, the authors ensure that students will acquire a firm grasp of the legal issues affecting the media. This new edition features breakout boxes that apply the book's principles to daily life. It also is available in full color, with up-to-date case studies to reflect new technology and professional practice.