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Media Law 5th ed


ISBN13: 9780414042131
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847030160
Published: June 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £26.95



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Media Law provides a succinct and lucid introduction to all areas of the law relating to print, broadcast and electronic media.

Written in a clear style, it is equally accessible to law and media students, as well as those working in the media world. Media lawyers have found previous editions invaluable as anintroductory text.

  • Includes coverage of all the different media platforms including radio, satellite, multi-channel, cable and the internet, looking at each one and providing guidance on licensing standards, competition, broadcast rights and mergers
  • Goes through the key issues and explains the complex principles of media law
  • Uses real-life cases and scenarios to show how the law is applied in practice
  • Clarifies complex issues using diagrams, flow charts, bulleted lists and tables
  • Covers case law and legislative developments
  • Incorporates more academic criticism and analysis to get students to engage and think about the subject
  • Contains extracts from the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights, the Press Complaints
  • Commission's Code of Practice and the Independent Television Commission's programme code
  • Points students to extended study with a detailedglossary and a list of website addresses

Subjects:
Media and Entertainment Law
Contents:
Introduction to the Law
Reputation
Copyright and Related Rights
Privacy and Confidential Information
Obscenity and Indecency
Racial Hatred and Blasphemy
Contempt
Reporting Current Affairs
The Internet
Television
Glossary
Appendices.