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A Practical Guide to Media Law

A Practical Guide to Media Law is aimed at helping journalists, students and practitioners navigate legal concepts such as freedom of expression, defamation, access to information and hate speech.

Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409022315

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A Practical Guide to Media Law is aimed at helping journalists, students and practitioners navigate legal concepts such as freedom of expression, defamation, access to information and hate speech.

One of the responsibilities that must accompany the right to a free media is the duty upon the media to be aware of the law. This book will play an important role in making the law regulating the media accessible to journalists, editors and all those engaged in the dissemination of information in society - a group that has grown exponentially in recent years with the wide use of the Internet.

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Freedom of Expression

Defamation

Privacy

Access to Information

Access to courts and tribunals

Contempt of Court

Intellectual Property restrictions

Statutory restrictions

Confidential Sources

Hate Speech

Media regulators