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Media Law For Journalists

Author : Ursula Smartt
ISBN : 9781847878120
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 56. 42 MB
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'A refreshing complement to more venerable textbooks. Indeed, being both reflective and accessible, it is arguably a better first resort for aspirant hacks' Times Higher Education Supplement 'It is written in a clear and user-friendly style, avoiding the legalistic language that can be a problem with so many law textbooks. Particularly well written are the case studies that Ursula Smartt explains in each chapter' - Writing Magazine Media Law for Journalists functions as both an introduction and a reference guide to the main legal issues facing journalists. It is intended as a course textbook for students, first and foremost. However, it is also intended to help keep journalists out of jail and on the right side of the law. The book presumes no prior legal knowledge, but covers all the relevant areas including: defamation, privacy, contempt of court, freedom of expression, and intellectual property. It also looks at the difference between the English and Scottish legal systems as they pertain to the media. This book will be essential reading for all students of journalism as well a welcome guide to professional journalists.

Mcnae S Essential Law For Journalists

Author : Mark Hanna
ISBN : 9780191075995
Genre : Law
File Size : 32. 59 MB
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Precise and lucid in its treatment of practical detail, McNae's Essential Law for Journalists is the unrivalled handbook for students of journalism and professionals. Including pithy summaries, clear cross-references, and hands-on practical advice, McNae's meets the needs of busy journalists who need quick and reliable answers to the questions they face in their day-to-day work, while also providing students with authoritative coverage of key media law topics. Published in partnership with the National Council for the Training of Journalists as the elemental text for students and widely used in newsrooms across the UK, McNae's continues to successfully distil the law and make it manageable. A comprehensive website (www.mcnaes.com) accompanies the text, providing a range of resources, including regular updates from the authors to keep you abreast of the law, whether on the job or in exams.

Hong Kong Media Law

Author : Doreen Weisenhaus
ISBN : 9789888208098
Genre : Law
File Size : 24. 1 MB
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This second edition of Hong Kong Media Law is an authoritative guide to the laws most important to reporters, editors, news executives and other professionals working for the print, online and broadcast media—and the lawyers who advise them. Topics include defamation, court reporting, privacy, access to information, copyright, newsgathering and reporting restrictions. The book also examines legal hurdles Hong Kong and international journalists face while reporting on the mainland of the People’s Republic of China. Also featured are chapter FAQs and checklists, a glossary of legal terms, a research guide and key legislation texts.

The Journalist S Guide To Media Law

Author : Mark Pearson
ISBN : 9781742692210
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 78. 5 MB
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'Journalists don't need law degrees to do their work. They do however need a sound understanding of the principles of press freedom and the ethical and legal limits of what can and should be reported. A new media landscape…makes this book even more valuable.' - Chris Masters, Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist 'The leading text book from which most journos learned their law' - Margaret Simons, Crikey This widely used introduction to media law takes a journalist's perspective. Written in a clear, non-legalistic fashion, it shows how journalists can produce ethical, hard-edged reportage while staying on the right side of the law. The authors also explain how to negotiate some of the key ethical minefields of day-to-day reporting, focusing on ethical dilemmas which can have legal consequences. This fully revised fourth edition offers a comprehensive overview of aspects of law which relate to a journalist's work including defamation, contempt, confidentiality, privacy, trespass, intellectual property and ethical regulation. Recent cases and examples are used to illustrate key points. Also included is an introduction to the legal system and guidelines on reporting legal issues. Tips, summaries and a handy flow chart to defamation law make The Journalist's Guide to Media Law a handy reference for professionals and an essential text for students.

Introduction To Media Law And Ethics For Journalists

Author : Herbert Macha
ISBN : IND:30000102077611
Genre : Journalistic ethics
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Media Law For Canadian Journalists

Author : Dean Jobb
ISBN : 1552390934
Genre : Civil law
File Size : 70. 25 MB
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Mcnae S Essential Law For Journalists

Author : Tom Welsh
ISBN : 019921154X
Genre : Law
File Size : 68. 50 MB
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This is a practical guide for journalists and other writers whose job takes them into contact with the law. This edition takes account of recent and forthcoming changes in the law as they affect journalists.

The Journalist S Guide To Media Law

Author : Mark Pearson
ISBN : 9781743439432
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 33. 64 MB
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We are all journalists and publishers now: at the touch of a button we can send our words, sounds and images out to the world. No matter whether you're a traditional journalist, a blogger, or handling social media for a company, everything you publish or broadcast is still subject to the law. But which law? This widely used practical guide to communication law is essential reading for anyone who writes or broadcasts professionally, online or in traditional media. It shows how to publish or upload what you want, while staying on the right side of the law and behaving ethically. This fifth edition has been substantially revised to reflect the international nature of online media. It covers defamation, contempt, confidentiality, privacy, trespass, intellectual property, and ethical regulation, as well as the special challenges of commenting on criminal allegations and trials. Recent cases and examples are used to illustrate key points and new developments. It includes a new chapter on the law of public relations, freelancing and media entrepreneurship. Whether you work in a news room, in public relations or marketing, or blog from home, make sure you have The Journalist's Guide to Media Law at your side. 'Whether you're an MSM editor or reporter, a blogger, a tweeter or a personal brand, this book might save your bacon.' - Jonathan Holmes, former ABC Media Watch host 'The leading text book from which most journos learned their law' - Margaret Simons, Director of Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne

The Law Of Journalism And Mass Communication

Author : Robert Trager
ISBN : 9781506363202
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 24. 59 MB
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The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication, Sixth Edition, by Robert Trager, Susan Dente Ross, and Amy Reynolds offers a clear and engaging introduction to media law with comprehensive coverage and analysis of key cases for future journalists and media professionals. You are introduced to key legal issues at the start of each chapter, building your critical thinking skills before progressing to real-world landmark cases that demonstrate how media law is applied today. Contemporary examples, emerging legal topics, international issues, and cutting-edge research all help you to retain and apply principles of media law in practice. The thoroughly revised Sixth Edition has been reorganized and shortened to 12 chapters, streamlining the content and offering instructors more opportunities for classroom activities. This edition also goes beyond the judiciary—including discussions of tweets and public protests, alcohol ads in university newspapers, global data privacy and cybersecurity, libel on the internet, and free speech on college campuses—to show how the law affects the ways mass communication works and how people perceive and receive that work.

Media Law

Author : Geoffrey Robertson
ISBN : 0141030216
Genre : Mass media
File Size : 63. 96 MB
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The fifth edition of Media Law covers legal developments affecting journalists and broadcasters. There is exhaustive coverage of all the major areas of media law, detailing the up-to-date position on defamation, obscenity, official secrecy, copyright and confidentiality, contempt of court and protection of privacy. Also covered is the regulation of films, video, theatre and advertising, plus the rights of access to business and government information.

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