|Book||Robertson & Nicol on Media Law 5th Edition||10/10/2007||9781847030245||$350.00|
In one convenient volume, this book provides a thorough overview and analysis of the disparate laws that impinge on journalists’ and broadcasters’ freedom to publish.
Covering all the key topics, the book explains the ongoing effects of the Human Rights Act 1998 on every aspect of media law and analyses the significance of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. It also examines the impact of areas such as terrorism and privacy.
Freedom of Expression
The Human Rights Act. Defamation
Obscenity, Blasphemy and Race Hatred
Confidence and Privacy
Contempt of Court
Reporting the Courts
Reporting Lesser Courts and Tribunals
Reporting Parliaments, Assemblies and Elections
Reporting Executive Government
Reporting Local Government
Censorship of Films and video
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