THE LANAHAN READINGS
in Media & Politics
edited by Lewis S. Ringel
978-1-930398-11-5  © 2009  $25.00  ($20.00 to bookstores)

 
PREFACE
 
INTRODUCTION - The Modern Media
 
PART ONE    The Framers of the First Amendment and the Free Press
 
1.  Thomas Emerson   Toward a General Theory of the First Amendment
2.  Vincent Blasi   The Checking Value in the First Amendment
3.  Norman Rosenberg   Protecting the Best Men: An Interpretive History of the Law of Libel
 
PART TWO    The Media and Politicians
 
4.  Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein   All the President's Men
5.  Paul Taylor   See How They Run
6.  Larry Sabato   Feeding Frenzy
7.  Benjamin Bradlee   A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures
8.  Stephen Frantzich   September 11th and the Bush Presidency: Rally Around the Rubble
 
PART THREE    The Media and Campaigns
 
9.  Daniel Shea and John Michael Burton   Campaign Craft
10.  Katherine Q. Seelye   Making of the Digital Press Corps, 2004
11.  Richard Davis   Electing Justice: Fixing the Supreme Court Nomination Process
 
PART FOUR    Media Coverage of War, Foreign Affairs, and National Security
 
12.  Benjamin Bradlee   A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures
13.  Danny Schechter   Information Warriors: From the News Dissector's Weblog
14.  Jake Lynch   Tips for Covering Conflict
 
PART FIVE    Entertainment Media and Politics
 
15.  Irwin Sonny Fox   Using Soap Operas to Confront the World's Population Problem
16.  Emily Nussbaum   When a TV Network Could Be Cynical About a War
17.  Elizabeth Jensen   Public Broadcasting and Political Balance: A New Twist
18.  César G. Soriano   Politics Creates a Disturbance in the Force
19.  David Robb   Operation Hollywood: How the Pentagon Shapes and Censors the Movies
20.  Ray Bradbury   Fahrenheit 451
 
PART SIX    The "New Media"
 
21.  Alessandra Stanley   No Jokes or Spin. It's Time (Gasp) to Talk
22.  Sheryl Gay Stolberg   Laugh and the Voters Laugh with You, or at Least at You
23.  John Borland   Bloggers Drive Hoax Probe into Bush Memos
24.  Jim VandeHei   Blogs Attack From Left as Democrats Reach for Center
25.  Eugene Volokh   You Can Blog, But You Can't Hide
 
PART SEVEN    Assessing the Media
 
26.  Michael Parenti   Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media
27.  W. Lance Bennett, from News: The Politics of Illusion
28.  Ted Koppel   And Now, a Word for our Demographic
29.  Michael Schudson   The Social Origins of Press Cynicism
30.  Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein   All the President's Men
31.  David Brinkley   On Being an Anchorman
 
PART EIGHT    The Media and the Law: Private Efforts to Restrict the Free Press
 
32.  New York Times v. Sullivan (1964)
33.  Time Inc. v. Hill (1967)
34.  Gertz v. Welch Inc. (1974)
35.  Hustler Magazine v. Falwell (1988)
36.  Cohen v. Cowles Media Co. (1991)
 
PART NINE    The Media and the Law: Public Efforts to Restrict or Regulate the Free Press
 
37.  Grosjean v. American Press Co. (1936)
38.  Red Lion Broadcasting Co. v. FCC (1969)
39.  New York Times v. United States (1971)
40.  Branzburg v. Hayes (1972)
41.  Miami Herald v. Tornillo (1974)
42.  Richmond Newspapers, Inc. v. Virginia (1980)
 
CREDITS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
 
 
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