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Mass Media Exam 1
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The first champion of a free press was ________.
Along with the libertarian model, which model for expression and speech characterizes the main ideals of mainstream journalism in the United States?
The decision of which Supreme Court Justice represents the first time in American history that a prior-restraint order imposed in the name of national security stopped initial publication of a news report?
A _____ legally protects the rights of authors and producers to their published or unpublished works.
Because it infringed on the right to free speech online
Which of the following is a reason the Child Online Protection Act was struck down in 2007?
transportation of boxing movies across state lines
Spurred by Jack Johnson's victory, in 1912 the government outlawed _____.
When did the Supreme Court rule that movies were a form of protected speech?
Motion Pictures Producers and Distributors of America
In response to the 1920s scandals, the movie industry formed the _______ (MPPDA).
Excessive and lustful kissing; Suggestive postures; Negative portrayals of religion
What did the Motion Picture Production Code ban from being portrayed in the movies?
Burstyn v. Wilson
What Supreme Court case finally placed movies on the same footing as books and newspapers in terms of protection under the First Amendment?
Which of the following media enjoys the most amount of protection under law?
When did topless radio first emerge as a controversial radio feature?
6 A.M./ 10 P.M.
According to a Supreme Court ruling, the FCC has the authority to stop broadcasters from airing adult content between _____ and _____.
a democratic forum for regional, national, and global interest groups; the one true venue for unlimited free speech under the First Amendment; a vehicle for fighting political oppression
The Internet is currently considered __________.
The Media Access Project
Which of the following is considered a citizen watchdog organization?
did not include protections for free speech
The version of the Constitution ratified in 1788 ___________.
Red Lion Broadcasting Co. v. FCC
What Supreme Court case sided against broadcasters in 1969?
The Communications Act of 1934
_____ mandated that radio broadcasters operate in "the public interest, convenience, and necessity."
media ownership; business practices in general; media regulation
By the end of the first decade of the twenty-first century, traditional journalists were having difficulty covering stories about ________.
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