McNae's Essential Law for Journalists, Volume 3

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OUP Oxford, Mar 29, 2012 - Law - 477 pages
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McNae's Essential Law for Journalists remains the definitive media law guide for both journalists and media students. Endorsed by the National Council for the Training of Journalists as the essential text for students on journalism courses and widely used in newsrooms across the UK, McNae's is unrivalled in its accuracy, detail and ease of use. In this 21st edition, the authors combine fully up-to-date examples and case studies with practical advice to give a clear and accessible guide to media law. It also features new 'at a glance' advice on web-related journalism. The new edition is accompanied by an extensive website that includes multiple choice questions, additional chapters, interactive testing resources and checklists and comments on topical issues. With its easy-access summaries, clear cross-references and practical advice, McNae's continues to meet the needs of busy journalists who need quick and reliable answers to the questions they face in their day-to-day work while also providing students with authoritative coverage of key media law topics. Online resource centre McNae's Essential Law for Journalists is complemented by a free to use website featuring the following resources: Updates from the authors Downloadable glossary Self-marking multiple choice questions and chapter-related questions Downloadable checklists Additional chapters Weblinks
 

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Contents

Part 1 The landscape of law ethics and regulation
1
Part 2 Crime courts and tribunals
37
Part 3 Defamation and related law
235
Part 4 Confidentiality privacy and copyright
293
Part 5 Information and expression
357
Extracts from the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms known as the European Convention on Hu...
427
The Editors Code of Practice
429
Schedule 1 to the Defamation Act 1996 statements having qualified privilege
434
Glossary
438
Book list
443
Table of Cases
445
Table of Legislation
449
Table of Statutory Instruments
453
Index
455
Copyright

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About the author (2012)


Mark Hanna is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, and Chair of the NCTJ Media Law Examinations Board.

Mike Dodd is the Press Association's legal advisor. He is a qualified lawyer with nearly 40 years' experience as a working journalist.

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