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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Law and the Media: For Print, Broadcast and Online Journalism 2nd ed isbn 9780414046108

Law and the Media


ISBN13: 9781847032157
New Edition ISBN: 9780414046108
Published: September 2007
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



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All journalists, whether practising or in training must be aware of the legal environment in which they operate. This book addresses key areas of media law that affect practising journalists daily. Using examples from real reporting situations it helps the reader not only to understand and recognise the implications of media law on print and broadcast journalism, but also offers practical guidance on how a journalist can work within the law.

  • Uses examples and case studies from real reporting situations - useful to students trying to learn the law and essential for journalists who need to be able to work within the law
  • Covers key topics including freedom of expression, defamation, contempt, privacy and confidentiality, sources, regulation, and reporting restrictions
  • Discusses relevant legislation, particularly the Human Rights Act 1998, and how it impacts on media law
  • Discusses the latest case law
  • Provides website addresses where full case reports can be found