SelectedThe literature dealing with defamation is extensive. Any of the standard textbooks in media law
devote several chapters to the subject and the news
media's defenses against suits. The following is a selected list of nontext discussions of defamation.
| Adler, Renata. Reckless Disregard. New York: Harper & Row, 1986. This volume contains the
expanded reports on the Westmoreland and
Sharon trials originally published in The New
Yorker that attempt to make the case for the
two generals that they could not make for
themselves in court.|
| Barron, Jerome A. Freedom of the Press for Whom? Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1973.
Barron presents both philosophical and legal
arguments for the premise that real freedom of
speech is promoted by actions, including government regulation and law, that expand citizen access to both electronic and print media.|
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Book title: Errors, Lies, and Libel.
Contributors: Peter E. Kane - Author.
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press.
Place of publication: Carbondale, IL.
Publication year: 1992.
Page number: 167.
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