5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Libel (Defamation)
- Public Official
- True or False? As a result of the supreme court's anonymous ruling in Flynt v. Fallwell, public officials and public figures cannot ever recover form mass media defendants for "intentional infliction of emotional distress"
- True or False? All Elected persons in government are regarded as public officials
- Booth Rule
- a The use of a person's name or likeness in an advertisement for a magazine or a newspaper or v program is usually not regarded as an appropriation
- b True
- c False
- d is a tort. Any publication or broadcast of a (false statement) that:
1. Injures someone's reputation
2. Lower's that person's esteem in the community
- e Must prove actual malice. Any person who is elected to public office qualifies as public official
5 Multiple choice questions
- Immunity for online publishers under the (CDA) No provider of an interactive computer service shall be treated as publisher ( Internet providers are treated differently from publishers of print, t.v., and radio)
- PIDFF, Publication, Identification, Defamation, Falsity, Fault
- A compelling interest in regulating the speech but regulation must be narrowly tailored so no more speech than necessary is limited
- 1. Business advertises unusual promotional campaign to draw attention to itself.
2. The notoriety of the business.
3. Is the business regulated by the government?
4.Was libelous comment on the business of public concern?
5. Frequency and media intensity of scrutiny of the business
- General Damages
5 True/False questions
Ollman test → Determines whether a statement of opinion is true or false
Private Figures → Must prove actual malice. A person who has done something to influence public opinion on a particular issue
Hornby v. Hunter → The use of a person's name or likeness in an advertisement for a magazine or a newspaper or v program is usually not regarded as an appropriation
Libel Per Se → Because of Circumstance
Negligence → Failure to exercise reasonable care