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Author Foerstel, Herbert N.

Title Banned in the media : a reference guide to censorship in the press, motion pictures, broadcasting, and the Internet / Herbert N. Foerstel.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.310973 FOER    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  363.310973 FOER    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 252 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-239) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. A Brief History of Media Censorship. Newspapers. Magazines. Motion Pictures. Radio. Television. Internet -- Ch. 2. Prominent Examples of Media Censorship. The Trial of John Peter Zenger, 1735. H. L. Mencken and the Hatrack Case, 1926. John Henry Faulk and the Radio Blacklist, 1955. The Progressive Tells the H-Bomb Secret, 1979. Warning: Political Propaganda May Be Dangerous to Your Health, 1983. The Tobacco Wars, 1994. A Frightened University Censors Cybersex, 1994 -- Ch. 3. A Chronological History of Media Censorship Cases -- Ch. 4. Voices from the Media. Paul Jarrico: The Hollywood Inquisition. Howard Morland: Telling the H-Bomb Secret. Peter Sussman: Committing Journalism. Daniel Schorr: Challenging Broadcasting's Corporate Masters. Walter Cronkite: Journalistic Courage, Then and Now. Jerry Berman: Forging the Digital Bill of Rights -- App. A. The Student Press after Hazelwood: Censorship and Response in the 1990s.
App. B. A Selective List of Media Advocacy and Censorship Organizations.
Subject Mass media -- Censorship -- United States.
ISBN 0313302456 (alk. paper)