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5 Matching questions

  1. Does Utah have a criminal libel law?
  2. Some courts refuse to recognize the tort of publication of private facts. Why?
  3. Factors to determine reckless disregard for the truth
  4. Common Law Defenses
  5. Hornby v. Hunter
  1. a 1.Publication of story urgent?
    2.How reliable was the source of the story
    3. Story had a large chance of happening?
  2. b Because of the difficulty in determining what is private and what isn't.
  3. c Yes
  4. d information that is transfer form newspaper and tv over the internet the court will presume 3rd party is aware.
  5. e 1. Truth
    2. Privileged Communication
    3.Neutral Reportage
    4. Fair Comment
    5. Consent
    6. Right of Reply

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. That right to publicity can be transformed from dead people to their companies or families - Rosa Parks song by OutKast
  2. Whether or not the news was of public concern and if the news came from a reliable source
  3. False
  4. 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)
  5. NY Times v. Sullivan

5 True/False questions

  1. Business as Public Figures (Standards to Qualify)Must prove actual malice. A person who has done something to influence public opinion on a particular issue


  2. Libel (Defamation)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


  3. Actual DamagesPrecise monetary figure for a loss caused by the harm


  4. 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


  5. Overbreadth DoctrineThe 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