Laurie Lee co-authors textbook on communication law in the digital age

Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 1:45pm

College of Journalism and Mass Communications broadcasting professor Laurie Thomas Lee co-authored the book “Communication Law Practical Applications in the Digital Age” with William R. Davie and Dom Caristi.

The third edition textbook was published on Nov. 30, 2021. It has a more engaging approach for undergraduate students to study the fundamentals of mass media and communication law.

It’s designed for communication students that are new to law, explains key principles and emphasizes the impact of important cases on today’s media world.

This edition offers expanded coverage of digital media law and social media, a wealth of new case studies, expanded discussions of current political, social, and cultural issues, and new features focused on ethical considerations and on international comparative law.

See more details on the book here.

Lee has been teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate media courses at the college level since the early 1980s and at University of Nebraska–Lincoln since 1992. She has most recently taught such courses as videography/cinematography, TV (studio) production, digital motion graphics, media law, media ethics, and communication design.

Lee's research work is focused on media law and media economics, particularly in the areas of privacy and new technology. Her work has been published in academic journals such as the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, the Journal of Media Economics, Global Media Journal, Telematics and Informatics, and The Information Society.

She also publishes in law review journals such as The John Marshall Law Review, Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal, California Western Law Review, and Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal.

Laurie Lee