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Mass Media Law

21st Edition

By Clay Calvert and Dan V. Kozlowski and Derigan Silver 

Review the Learn: Libel Law Video activity located in this week’s Learning Activities folder. 

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words: 

  • Why do journalists argue that the First Amendment protects them from revealing sources?
  • With the growing trend of “citizen journalism” and self-proclaimed journalists, do you feel they should also have the same legal rights and protections of professional journalists? Explain your answer.