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The Journalist's Guide to Media Law

by Mark Pearson

ISBN 1864484349 / 9781864484342 / 1-86448-434-9
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Language English
Edition Softcover
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This practical guide offers an introduction to media law from a journalist's perspective. Written in a clear non-legalistic fashion, it shows how journalists can produce hard-edged reportage while staying on the right side of the law. Pearson offers a comprehensive overview of aspects of law which relate to a journalist's work including defamation, contempt, confidentiality, privacy, trespass, copyright and regulation. 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. [via]