Glossary of Journalism History and Biographies
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- Near v. Minnesota
- Tried to print names of Prohibition breakers but SC said no. Established the idea that the Fed Gov't can practice prior restraint when it comes to troop movements and the like.
- Roth V. United States
- Ruled that obscenity is not protected by the First amendment. Established ROth test for obscenity
- Miller v. California
- Miller sold pornography through mail and was suppressed because the material appealed to prurient interest and has lit, art, sci, value
- Gertz v. Robert Welch
- Established principle that opinions aren't libelous and a public figure is different from private in libel suit
- Herbert v. Lando
- Public figures can use the discovery process; witnesses and sources, to prove libel
- Masson v. New Yorker
- Psychanalyst's words were misquoted in article but was not considered libelous.
- Bartnicki v. Vopper
- Radio station got recorded comments of public officials and broadcast it, SC rules they have a right to broadcast it because it benefitted the public.
- Sheppard v. Maxwell
- Man convicted of killing his wife was released on a biased jury claim. The MEdia announced the Dr.'s guilt before the trial.
- Golden Mean-Aristotle
- Moral virtue lies between two extremes. Fairnes = compromise + moderation
- Kant's Categorical Imperative
- Act and make decisions based on universally applicable principles. "What is everyone did this?"
- Mill's Utility
- Best decision is the biggest overall benefit for all.
- Rawl's Veil of Ignorance
- Everyone works from sense of liberty and respect for everyone.
- Love~treat and care for everyone equally w/o favor
- Central Hudson Case
- If commercial speech does not mislead and concerns lawful activity the gov't has limited power in regulating it.
- Walter Winchell
- First gossip columnist
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