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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Robertson & Nicol on Media Law 6th ed

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ISBN13: 9780414047976
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847030245
To be Published: October 2018
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £210.00

The long-awaited new edition of Robertson & Nicol on Media Law offers a thorough analysis of the disparate laws which influence journalists' and broadcasters' freedom to publish. Its wide-ranging coverage includes freedom of expression, defamation, obscenity, blasphemy and race hatred, confidence, privacy, terrorism, copyright and contempt of court.

  • Provides a one-stop source on media law, both offline and online
  • Explains legislation, codes of practice and case law
  • Examines how the Freedom of Information Act 2000 applies to journalists and broadcasters in practice
  • Assesses the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on every aspect of media law
  • Explains the rules on reporting for courts; lesser courts and tribunals; Parliaments, assemblies and elections; executive government; local government
  • Discusses press regulation post-Leveson
  • Covers the Defamation Act 2013
  • Reviews the latest cases in the evolving law of privacy
  • Discusses social media
  • Covers the sources of official information, with guidance on how to find and use it correctly
  • Looks at the far reaching Law Commission proposals on the law of contempt

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Media and Entertainment Law
Introduction to the Law
Copyright and Related Rights
Privacy and Confidential Information
Obscenity and Indecency
Racial Hatred and Blasphemy
Reporting Current Affairs
The Internet