First Amendment theory, structural archetypes, constitutional argument, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
Mass communication law and policy research, including on values and theory of freedom of expression, has played an important role in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly for decades. Mass communication law research in Quarterly reached a high point with a special issue on the First Amendment in 1992 and numerous articles in the decade that followed. A relationship is explored between First Amendment theory and structural archetypes of constitutional argument. Future research could focus on international law and contemporary challenges involving technology, surveillance and changes in democratic citizenship.
Original Publication Citation
Carter, E. L. (2017). Mass Communication Law and Policy Research and the Values of Free Expression. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 1077699017717694.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Carter, Edward L., "Mass Communication Law and Policy Research and the Values of Free Expression" (2017). Faculty Publications. 1975.
Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
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