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Vol 23 No 8 Aug/Sept 18

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Law for Journalists: A Guide to Media Law 6th ed


ISBN13: 9781292208596
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781292017754
Published: July 2018
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99



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Written by a working journalist with over 20 years' experience, Law for Journalists is designed to equip you with a solid understanding of the day-to-day legal principles and practices you will need throughout your career.

Suitable for use on courses accredited by the NCTJ and BCTJ, this book is packed full of practical tips and suggestions, making it a must-have guide to media law for journalism students, trainees and working journalists alike.

New to this edition:

  • Discussion of the first cases brought since the Defamation Act 2013 came into force, highlighting how the new provisions are being interpreted by the courts.
  • Increased coverage of broadcast and online journalism, and social media.
  • More detailed focus on the ethical codes of practice used by Ofcom and IPSO.

Subjects:
Media and Entertainment Law
Contents:
Acknowledgements
Table of cases
Table of European legislation
Table of statutory instruments
Table of statutes

Section 1 LAW AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM
Chapter 1 How law is made
Chapter 2 The legal system
Chapter 3 Criminal courts and procedure
Chapter 4 Civil courts and procedure
Chapter 5 Human rights and English law

Section 2 WRITING ABOUT THE COURTS
Chapter 6 Contempt of court
Chapter 7 Access to the courts
Chapter 8 General reporting restrictions
Chapter 9 Reporting restrictions in criminal cases
Chapter 10 Reporting restrictions concerning children
Chapter 11 Reporting the family court
Chapter 12 Reporting inquests
Chapter 13 Reporting tribunals, inquiries and insolvency
Chapter 14 Challenging reporting restrictions

Section 3 DEFAMATION AND MALICIOUS FALSEHOOD
Chapter 15 Defamation
Chapter 16 Defences and remedies for defamation
Chapter 17 Malicious falsehood

Section 4 PRIVACY, CONFIDENTIALITY AND COPYRIGHT
Chapter 18 Breach of confidence
Chapter 19 Privacy
Chapter 20 Trespass, harassment and unethical behaviour
Chapter 21 Protecting sources and source material
Chapter 22 Data protection
Chapter 23 Copyright

Section 5 CODES OF PRACTICE AND ETHICS
Chapter 24 IPSO and the Editors' Code of Practiceof the Press Complaints Commission
Chapter 25 The Ofcom Code

Section 6 REPORTING GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS
Chapter 26 Official secrets
Chapter 27 Reporting local government
Chapter 28 Reporting elections
Chapter 29 Freedom of information

Section 7 RACE, RELIGION AND PUBLIC ORDER
Chapter 30 Race and religion

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