Reading Assignment (T/Th): Media Access and Regulation

Hello Everyone! For the Mondays-only class, this week we’ll be discussing First Amendment Interpretation and the Development of Press Freedoms. Please see the post below for your reading assignment and cases to prepare.

For the Tuesday/Thursday class, on Tuesday (9/9) we’ll discuss Media Access and Regulation. Your reading assignment is Hopkins chapters 10-12 (look for the sections on broadcast access, political access, print access and cable television access), as well as the following cases:

Red Lion Broadcasting vs. FCC (1969)
Banzhaf vs. FCC (DC Circuit 1968)
FECUA vs. WDAY (1959)
Miami Herald Publishing Company v. Tornillo (1974)
FCC v. Midwest Video (1979)

Let me know if you have any questions. See you in class!