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Law for Journalists
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LAW FOR JOURNALISTS

PAPERBACK BY QUINN, FRANCES

£20.99

ISBN
9781408204702
IMPRINT
LONGMAN
 
 
EDITION
2ND EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
480 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 MAY 2009

DESCRIPTION

Law for Journalistsis a jargon-free introduction to media law and contains indispensable information suitable for those who are, or seek to become, newspaper, magazine, broadcasting and online journalists. It covers the content of most journalism courses including those accredited by the NCTJ.

CONTENTS

Section 1: Law and the legal system: 1. How law is made; 2. The legal system; 3. Criminal courts and procedure; 4. Civil courts and procedure; 5. Human rights and English LawSection 2: Writing about the Courts: 6. Contempt of court; 7. Access to the courts; 8. General reporting restrictions under the Contempt of Court Act; 9. Reporting restrictions in criminal cases; 10. Reporting restrictions concerning children; 11. Reporting inquests; 12. Reporting tribunals and inquiries; 13. Challenging reporting restrictionsSection 3: Defamation and Malicious Falsehood: 14. Defamation; 15. Defences and remedies for defamation; 16. Malicious falsehood; Section 4: Privacy, confidentiality and copyright: 17. Confidentiality and privacy; 18. Trespass and harassment; 19. Protecting sources and source material; 20. Data protection; 21. Copyright Section 5: Reporting government and business: 22. Official secrets; 23. Reporting local government; 24. Reporting elections; 25. Freedom of information; 26. Writing about businessSection 6: Race, religion and public order: 27. Race and religion; 28. Criminal, seditious and obscene libel; Section 7: Broadcasting and photography; 29. Television and radio journalism; 30. Photography