5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Does Utah have a criminal libel law?
- Some courts refuse to recognize the tort of publication of private facts. Why?
- Factors to determine reckless disregard for the truth
- Common Law Defenses
- Hornby v. Hunter
- a 1.Publication of story urgent?
2.How reliable was the source of the story
3. Story had a large chance of happening?
- b Because of the difficulty in determining what is private and what isn't.
- c Yes
- d information that is transfer form newspaper and tv over the internet the court will presume 3rd party is aware.
- e 1. Truth
2. Privileged Communication
4. Fair Comment
6. Right of Reply
5 Multiple choice questions
- That right to publicity can be transformed from dead people to their companies or families - Rosa Parks song by OutKast
- Whether or not the news was of public concern and if the news came from a reliable source
- 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)
- NY Times v. Sullivan
5 True/False questions
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
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
Actual Damages → Precise monetary figure for a loss caused by the harm
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
Overbreadth Doctrine → 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