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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Law and the Media: An Everyday Guide for Professionals 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780750620086
ISBN: 0750620080
Published: October 1996
Publisher: Focal Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This practical reference book for editors and journalists can quickly provide the answers to their day-to-day legal queries, and is a step-by-step guide to those areas of the law with which trained journalists must be familiar. It covers the law relating to all areas of the media - the press, radio, TV and advertising.;""Law and the Media"" is aimed at students on journalism and media-related courses, practising journalists, broadcasters, advertisers and editors.

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Contents:
The legal system
Copyright
Libel
Complaints to regulatory bodies
Criminal libel
Blasphemous libel and seditious libel
breach of confidence
Human Rights Act/Data Protection Act
Contempt of Court
Court reporting, the restrictions
Journalists' sources
Obscenity, indecent displays and racial hatred
Elections and parliament
Official Secrets Act and D-Notices
Appendix 1: Important cases and statutes
Appendix 2: Questions and answers
Appendix 3: Essential tools and contracts
Appendix 4: Press Code of Conduct
Bibliography