Broadcasting Law: A Comparative Study
This book explores the regulation of broadcasting in five countries: Britain, France, Germany, Italy and the United States. Generally it takes as its starting point the law in the U.K. and then looks at the comparable rules elsewhere. The first book of its kind on this topic, Broadcasting Law is an important book for both broadasters and media lawyers.
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