Kaplar, Richard T.

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KAPLAR, Richard T.

KAPLAR, Richard T. American, b. 1951. Genres: Writing/Journalism. Career: Media Institute (nonprofit communications policy research organization), Washington, DC, vice-president, 1981-. Publications: The Financial Interest and Syndication Rules: Prime Time for Repeal, 1990; Advertising Rights, the Neglected Freedom: Toward a New Doctrine of Commercial Speech, 1991; (with P.D. Maines) The Government Factor: Undermining Journalistic Ethics in the Information Age, 1995; Cross Ownership at the Crossroads, 1997. EDITOR: Beyond the Courtroom: Alternatives for Resolving Press Disputes, 1991; Bad Prescription for the First Amendment: FDA Censorship of Drug Advertising and Promotion, 1993; Speaking Freely: The Public Interest in Unfettered Speech, 1995; The First Amendment and the Media, 1997, rev. ed., 2003. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Media Institute, 1800 N Kent St Ste 1130, Arlington, VA 22209, U.S.A.