Media Law in South Africa
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.
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List of Abbreviations
2 The Media Landscape
Regulation of Print Media
Right to Reply
Regulation of Audiovisual Media Broadcasting
5 Human Dignity
Right to Information
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