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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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Law and the Media: For Print, Broadcast and Online Journalism 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780414046108
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847032157
Published: August 2011
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £19.00

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Addressing the key legal issues impacting on today’s journalist, Law and the Media:-

  • Acts as an invaluable text for those studying media studies, journalism, a media module of a law course, as well as for trainee and practising journalists
  • Applies the legal analysis of key case studies to reporting situations. This is useful to students trying to learn the law and essential for journalists who need to be able to work without contravening the law
  • Covers all key topics including freedom of expression, defamation, contempt, privacy and confidentiality, investigative journalism, sources, regulation, public interest, the legal system, copyright and reporting restrictions
  • Discusses all key case law and relevant legislation, including the Human Rights Act 1998, and how it impacts on media law
  • Contains chapter summaries to aid student revision
  • Provides website addresses where full case reports can be found

English Legal System
Freedom of expression
Investigative journalism and sources
Copyright and image rights
Reporting crime
Challenging restrictions
Media regulation.