Law and the Media

  • Filename: law-and-the-media.
  • ISBN: 9781136024412
  • Release Date: 2013-07-31
  • Number of pages: 373
  • Author: Tom Crone
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis



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.

Law and the Media

  • Filename: law-and-the-media.
  • ISBN: 9781136024429
  • Release Date: 2013-07-31
  • Number of pages: 373
  • Author: Tom Crone
  • Publisher: CRC Press



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.

Law and the Media

  • Filename: law-and-the-media.
  • ISBN: 9780240516295
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 373
  • Author: Tom Crone
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis



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. * A 'must-have' reference source for everyone in the media industry * Features contributions from experts in media law * Includes legal issues surrounding 'new media'

Law and the Media

  • Filename: law-and-the-media.
  • ISBN: 9781135390051
  • Release Date: 2007-12-06
  • Number of pages: 184
  • Author: Lieve Gies
  • Publisher: Routledge



Introducing readers to the study of law, media and popular culture, this text, using three original case studies, re-examines the assumptions underpinning existing research and suggests alternatives. Arguing that the study of law, media and popular culture should be embedded in the sociology of everyday life, the author focuses on four specific topics, in which there is scope for further development. These are the facts that: the current literature in this field predominantly focuses on crime, neglecting the way the media portrays less spectacular, more run-of-the-mill legal topics fiction, primarily, has captured scholars' attention, with remarkably less being paid to representations of law, other than crime, in factual media textual analysis continues to be the preferred method in the study of law and the media the literature is dominated by a fear of corrosive media effects, while the potential of the media and popular culture to improve public legal knowledge, facilitate access to justice and promote legal change remains largely undocumented. Exploring the often uneasy relationship between law and popular culture from specific socio-legal perspectives, including systems theory, semiotics of law and legal pluralism, this book is an essential read for those studying and researching in this area.

Media Law in Botswana

  • Filename: media-law-in-botswana.
  • ISBN: 9789041134448
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 182
  • Author: Charles Manga Fombad
  • Publisher: Kluwer Law International



An introduction describing the main actors and salient aspects of media markets is followed by in-depth analyses of print media, radio and television broadcasting, the Internet, commercial communications, political advertising, concentration in media markets, and media regulation. Among the topics that arise for discussion are privacy, cultural policy, protection of minors, competition policy, access to digital gateways, protection of journalists' sources, standardization and interoperability, and liability of intermediaries. Relevant case law is considered throughout, as are various ethical codes.

Law and the Media

  • Filename: law-and-the-media.
  • ISBN: 184703215X
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 303
  • Author: Duncan Bloy
  • Publisher:



All journalists need to be aware of the legal environment in which they operate. Uses examples from real reporting situations to offer practical guidance on how a jounalist can work within the law.

Hong Kong Media Law

  • Filename: hong-kong-media-law.
  • ISBN: 9789888208098
  • Release Date: 2014-05-01
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Doreen Weisenhaus
  • Publisher: Hong Kong University Press



This second edition of Hong Kong Media Law is an authoritative guide to the laws most important to reporters, editors, news executives and other professionals working for the print, online and broadcast media—and the lawyers who advise them. Topics include defamation, court reporting, privacy, access to information, copyright, newsgathering and reporting restrictions. The book also examines legal hurdles Hong Kong and international journalists face while reporting on the mainland of the People’s Republic of China. Also featured are chapter FAQs and checklists, a glossary of legal terms, a research guide and key legislation texts.

European Media Law

  • Filename: european-media-law.
  • ISBN: 9789041123473
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 1379
  • Author: Oliver Castendyk
  • Publisher: Kluwer Law International



Supplies an in-depth commentary on EU media law, with detailed analysis of all important legislation and court decisions. It leads European lawyers with vast knowledge and practical experience of media law provide detailed expert commentary.

Media Law

  • Filename: media-law.
  • ISBN: 9781135343514
  • Release Date: 2013-03-04
  • Number of pages: 608
  • Author: Sallie Spilsbury
  • Publisher: Routledge



This volume analyzes media law in relation to specific areas, both in terms of its practical application and its theoretical framework. It explores the regulation of media content and industries, and the provisions from typical media agreements, showing each in context.

Media Law in South Africa

  • Filename: media-law-in-south-africa.
  • ISBN: 9789041134431
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 130
  • Author: Robert Brand
  • Publisher: Kluwer Law International



A clear, comprehensive overview of media legislation, case law, and doctrine, presented from the practitioner's point of view, this book is a valuable time-saving resource for all concerned with media and communication freedom. Lawyers representing parties with interests in South Africa will welcome this very useful guide, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative media law.

Media and Entertainment Law

  • Filename: media-and-entertainment-law.
  • ISBN: 9781136736414
  • Release Date: 2011-04-19
  • Number of pages: 625
  • Author: Ursula Smartt
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis



Media and Entertainment Law presents a contemporary analysis of the law relating to the media and entertainment industry both in terms of its practical application and its theoretical framework. Looking at key aspects such as TV and radio broadcasting, the print press, the music industry, online news and entertainment and social networking sites, this textbook provides students with detailed coverage of the key principles, cases and legislation as well as a critical analysis of regulatory bodies such as the Press Complaints Commission and OFCOM. Media and Entertainment Law is also the first book to discuss superinjunctions and the phone-hacking scandal involving News of the World.

Media Law in Denmark

  • Filename: media-law-in-denmark.
  • ISBN: 9789041136350
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Søren Sandfeld Jakobsen
  • Publisher: Kluwer Law International



Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this analysis of media law in Denmark surveys the massively altered and enlarged legal landscape traditionally encompassed in laws pertaining to freedom of expression and regulation of communications. Everywhere, a shift from mass media to mass self-communication has put enormous pressure on traditional law models. An introduction describing the main actors and salient aspects of media markets is followed by in-depth analyses of print media, radio and television broadcasting, the Internet, commercial communications, political advertising, concentration in media markets, and media regulation. Among the topics that arise for discussion are privacy, cultural policy, protection of minors, competition policy, access to digital gateways, protection of journalists sources, standardization and interoperability, and liability of intermediaries. Relevant case law is considered throughout, as are various ethical codes. A clear, comprehensive overview of media legislation, case law, and doctrine, presented from the practitioner s point of view, this book is a valuable time-saving resource for all concerned with media and communication freedom. Lawyers representing parties with interests in Denmark will welcome this very useful guide, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative media law.

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