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Robertson & Nicol on Media Law 5th ed isbn 9781847030245

Media Law 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780752005195
ISBN: 0752005197
New Edition ISBN: 9781847030245
Published: September 1999
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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The fourth edition of Media Law continues to provide practitioners with a thorough overview of the disparate laws that impinge upon journalists' and broadcasters' freedom to publish. The authors provide specialist analysis of case law wherever possible, as well as significant statutory law such as the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act.

  • Provides exhaustive coverage of all the major areas of media law, cutting out the need to go to further sources
  • Fully updated to cover key case law and other regulatory developments, such as the Human Rights Act 1998
  • Written by two respected specialists who are regularly consulted for their advice and experience.

Media and Entertainment Law
Freedom to communicate. The Human Rights Act. Defamation. Obscenity, blasphemy and race hatred. Confidence and privacy. Copyright. Contempt of court. Reporting the courts. Reporting lesser courts and tribunals. Reporting parliaments, assemblies and elections. Reporting Whitehall. Reporting local government. Reporting business. Media self regulation. Censorship of films and television. Broadcasting.