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Law for Journalists 4th ed isbn 9781447923060

Law for Journalists 3rd ed (mylawchamber)

ISBN13: 9781408254141
New Edition ISBN: 9781447923060
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781408204702
Published: May 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Packed full of practical guidance and tips, Law for Journalists is the must-have guide to media law for journalism students, trainees and working journalists alike.

Highly regarded for its readable, coherent and comprehensive coverage of the law as it relates to journalists, this new edition has been brought fully up to date and continues to include the study and advice features which have made previous editions so popular.

New to this edition:

    'Myths and Misconceptions' boxes ensure you are clear on legal areas where journalists often get confused
  • 'How much can you report' cross references are clearly picked out in the design to offer you practical guidance as you read
< p> This book is used on a wide range of journalism courses including those accredited by the NCTJ.

Media and Entertainment Law
Section 1: Law and the legal system: 1. How law is made; 2. The legal system; 3. Criminal courts and procedure; 4. Civil courts and procedure; 5. Human rights and English Law Section 2: Writing about the Courts: 6. Contempt of court; 7. Access to the courts; 8. General reporting restrictions; 9. Reporting restrictions in criminal cases; 10. Reporting restrictions concerning children; 11. Reporting the family courts; 12. Reporting inquests; 13. Reporting tribunals and inquiries; 14. Challenging reporting restrictions Section 3: Defamation and Malicious Falsehood: 15. Defamation; 16. Defences and remedies for defamation; 17. Malicious falsehood Section 4: Privacy, confidentiality and copyright: 18. Confidentiality and privacy; 19. Trespass and harassment; 20. Protecting sources and source material; 21. Data protection; 22. Copyright Section 5: Reporting government and business: 23. Official secrets; 24. Reporting local government; 25. Reporting elections; 26. Freedom of information; 27. Writing about business Section 6: Race, religion and public order: 28. Race and religion Section 7: Broadcasting and photography; 29. Television and radio journalism; 30. Photography Appendix 1: Press Complaints Commission Code of Practice and Schedule Appendix 2: Defamation Act 1996, Schedule 1 (Parts I and II) Glossary Further Reading