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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Law for Journalists: A Guide to Media Law 6th ed isbn 9781292208596

Law for Journalists 5th ed

ISBN13: 9781292017754
New Edition ISBN: 9781292208596
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781447923060
Published: June 2015
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £25.99

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Accessible, relevant and comprehensive, Law for Journalists is the must-have guide to media law for journalism students, trainees and working journalists alike. This popular text is specifically structured for journalism courses, including those accredited by the NCTJ and BJTC. Offering practical guidance and an engaging insight into the law as it relates to journalists, this new edition adds to the strong reputation of this text.

Media and Entertainment Law
Legal tables

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 and inquiries
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 Practice of 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
Chapter 30 Writing about business

Section 7 Race, Religion and Public Order
Chapter 31 Race and religion

Section 8 Photography
Chapter 32 Photography

Appendix 1 Editors' Code of Practice of the PCC
Appendix 2 The Ofcom Broadcasting Code
Appendix 3 Defamation Act 1996
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