Accession Number:

ADA230177

Title:

The Army Communicator and Mass Communication Law: An Analysis of Organizational and Personal Liability

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

SOUTH CAROLINA UNIV COLUMBIA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

94.0

Abstract:

This thesis analyzes mass communication law from the perspective of the Army communicator. It presents long established principles on which to base recent cases. It discusses the impact of critical legal decisions. Additionally, it discusses the implications of communication law for the Army public affairs officer. The focus is on legal and technical liability of the organization and the individual communicator. The author also discusses the reputation of the organization and the individual. The thesis treats the danger of military risks in the court of public opinion and perception.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Sociology and Law
  • Voice Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE