ch. 1. Introduction to the legal system ch. 2. Interpreting the First Amendment ch. 3. The rationale of broadcast regulation ch. 4. The rationale of cable and satellite (DSS) television regulation ch. 5. Regulation of electronic media content ch. 6. Regulation of commercial practices ch. 7. Media ownership ch. 8. Intellectual property : copyright, music rights, and trademark ch. 9. Privacy and the electronic media ch. 10. Right of publicity ch. 11. Defamation : libel and the media ch. 12. Free press : fair trial : a conflict of rights ch. 13. Issues in information gathering ch. 14. Communications regulation : new technologies and the internet.