1. The concept of promissory estoppel holds that reporters may not be legally bound by promises of confidentiality they give to sources.
2. Journalists have a right to trespass on private property where a newsworthy event is occurring.
3. The law that governs the recording of conversations is uniform nationwide.
4. When invited by government officials to accompany them, journalists legally may enter private property without the consent of the property owner or resident.
5. The U.S. Supreme Court has clearly stated that there is First Amendment protection for newsgathering.
6. Which statement below is most accurate with regard to what the Food Lion case says about the newsgathering technique of using hidden cameras?
7. The Federal Privacy Act says personal information in federal government files can’t be released. FOIA says personal information can be released if an agency so chooses. How is this conflict resolved?
8. Open meetings laws often are referred to as ______.
9. Under the Freedom of Information Act, ______.
10. City police are on your public university campus investigating an attack against a student. The police tell everyone they must leave the area. You stay nearby without disturbing police activities to gather information for your story. The police arrest you. At your trial you ______.
11. Reporters’ access to documents and records held by governments in the United States, and to government meetings, is protected primarily by ______.
12. City, county, and state government documents are available to reporters ______.
13. FOIA exemptions ______.
14. When a journalist requests copies of documents through the Freedom of Information Act, the federal government ______.
15. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that, in general, the First Amendment ______.
16. Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act is a federal law that makes it illegal to _________ or use private communication without a participant’s permission.
17. Which techniques are wrongful and unlawful and for which the victim may obtain damages in court?
18. Ride-along is the practice of private citizens, especially _______ as they carry out their duties.
19. A legal doctrine requiring liability when a clear promise is made and relied on and injury results from the broken promise is known as ________ .
20. A set of data that describes and gives information about other data is known as _______ .
21. Congressional reports and records of deliberations about proposed legislation is known as ______ .
22. Accountability Act is law protecting against health professionals and institutions revealing individuals’ private medical records.
23. It mandates that meetings of federal government agencies be open to the public unless exempted ,this statement is related to ______.
24. The Freedom of Information Act requires records held by federal government agencies to be made available to the public unless covered by one of nine exemptions.
25. A federal law that protects the privacy of student education records this act is known as
26. Electronic Freedom of Information Act passed in ______ .
27. Disclosing personal information that drivers submit in order to obtain a driver’s license,this statement is related to ______ .
28. Clery Act is the federal law that requires ______ to maintain up-to-date police logs and report campus crimes annually.
29. Transformative use test is a test to determine whether the First Amendment protects a work that uses a person’s name, picture, likeness, voice or identity for artistic purposes.
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