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Law and the Media: An Everyday Guide for Professionals
£32.99

LAW AND THE MEDIA: AN EVERYDAY GUIDE FOR PROFESSIONALS

PAPERBACK BY CRONE, TOM; ALBERSTAT, PHILIP; CASSELS, TOM; OVERS, ESTELLE

£32.99

ISBN
9780240516295
IMPRINT
FOCAL PRESS
 
 
EDITION
4TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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PRINTED ON DEMAND - POD
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
410 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
30 APR 2001

DESCRIPTION

Tom Crone's classic text has been thoroughly revised by an impressive team of legal experts. It provides an essential source of reference for the key legal issues encountered by those who work in the media such as journalists, editors and producers, as well as media lawyers. Topics covered include: Protection of Reputation Copyright and Rights Clearance New Media Breach of Confidence and Privacy The Data Protection Act 1998 Reporting Restrictions, Contempt of Court and Protection of Journalistic Sources The Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Official Secrets Professional Regulatory Bodies and Advertising The Human Rights Act 1998 The Law in Scotland and the United States of America Comprehensive supplementary reference material is also provided, including a glossary of legal terms, addresses, telephone numbers and web sites of professional bodies, and specimen agreements including interview agreements and moral rights waivers. With contributions from: Terence Bergin, Marietta Cauchi, Jane Colston, Mark Cranwell, Charles de Fleurieu, Simon Dowson-Collins, David Green, Peter Grundberg, Rebecca Handler, Joanna Ludlam, Rosalind McInnes, Hugh Tomlinson and John Wadham.

CONTENTS

Introduction; Defamation; Blasphemy, seditious Libel and criminal law; Copyright; New media; Rights clearance; Breach of confidence; The Data Protection Act 1998; The 'new' right to privacy; Reporting restrictions; Contempt of court; Protection of journalistic sources; Prior restraint; Obscenity, indecency and incitement to racial hatred; Freedom of information; Official secrets; Parliamentary proceedings and elections; Professional regulatory bodies; Advertising; The Human Rights Act 1998; The law in Scotland; The law in the United States of America; Appendix A: Glossary of terms; Appendix B: Professional bodies; Appendix C: Specimen agreements; Bibliography