Law and the Media, 2nd Edition


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Law and the Media

Aug 2011

Addressing the key legal issues impacting on today’s journalist, Law and the Media:

  • Acts as an invaluable text for those studying media studies, journalism, a media module of a law course, as well as for trainee and practising journalists
  • Applies the legal analysis of key case studies to reporting situations. This is useful to students trying to learn the law and essential for journalists who need to be able to work without contravening the law
  • Covers all key topics including freedom of expression, defamation, contempt, privacy and confidentiality, investigative journalism, sources, regulation, public interest, the legal system, copyright and reporting restrictions
  • Discusses all key case law and relevant legislation, including the Human Rights Act 1998, and how it impacts on media law
  • Contains chapter summaries to aid student revision and Provides website addresses where full case reports can be found

Jurisdiction: Academic