International Libel and Privacy Handbook: A Global Reference for Journalists, Publishers, Webmasters, and Lawyers / Edition 2by Charles J. Glasser Jr.
Pub. Date: 01/01/2009
Written in straightforward language accessible to journalists and editors as well as their lawyers, the second edition of Charles Glasser's handbook on media law explains the legal risks global publishers should know prior to publication, what steps publishers should take to avoid conflicts, and what defenses are available should they be confronted with a claim.… See more details below
Written in straightforward language accessible to journalists and editors as well as their lawyers, the second edition of Charles Glasser's handbook on media law explains the legal risks global publishers should know prior to publication, what steps publishers should take to avoid conflicts, and what defenses are available should they be confronted with a claim. Organized in a nation-by-nation format, International Libel and Privacy Handbook offers quick breakdowns of essential media law, featuring new chapters on emerging media markets such as Malaysia, Singapore, and the Middle East. Glasser's second edition is the best up-to-date guide for sound news gathering, writing, and publishing.
Table of Contents
Foreword (Matthew Winkler).
Preface: Understanding Media Law in the Global Context.
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.
Introduction: How to Use This Book.
PART ONE: AMERICAS.
1 Brazil (Laura Fragomeni and Paula Mena Barreto, Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão; Eduardo de Moraes, Evaristo de Moraes).
2 Canada (Brian MacLeod Rogers).
3 United States (Thomas H. Golden and Stephen B. Vogel, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP).
PART TWO: ASIA AND AUSTRALIA.
4 Australia (Peter Bartlett, Minter Ellison).
5 China (Vincent Wang and Edward J. Davis with Monica Pa, Davis, Wright Tremaine LLP).
6 Hong Kong (Edward J. Davis, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP with Doreen Weisenhaus and Rick Glofcheski, University of Hong Kong).
7 India (Janmejay Rai, Phillip Ninan, and Jayne Kuriakose, Kochhar & Co.).
8 Japan (Yoshio Iteya, Tomoya Fujimoto, and Akira Marumo, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto).
9 Korea (D. S. Choi, Christina Lee, and J. H. Kim, Kim & Chang).
10 Malaysia (H. R. Dipendra, Tengku Hishamudin Ram Dipendra).
11 The Middle East (Charles J. Glasser Jr., Bloomberg News with Ava Macalpin, Princeton University).
12 Singapore (Tay Peng Cheng, Wong Partnership LLP).
13 Thailand (Sinfah Tunsarawuth, Attorney at Law).
PART THREE: EUROPE.
14 Belgium (Steven De Schrijver, Van Bael & Bellis).
15 England and Wales (Mark Stephens, Finer Stephens Innocent).
16 France (Dominique Mondoloni, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP).
17 Germany (Jan Hegemann and Slade R. Metcalf, Hogan & Hartson LLP).
18 Italy (Iacopo Destry and Marco Consonni, Dewey LeBoeuf LLP).
19 Netherlands (Jens P. van den Brink, Kennedy Van der Laan).
20 Poland (Charles J. Glasser Jr., Bloomberg News).
21 Russian Federation (Nellie Alexandrova, Anna Otkina, Ekaterina Petrova, and Anton Pushin, Denton Wilde Sapte).
22 Spain (Almudena Arpón de Mendívil, Gómez-Acebo & Pombo).
23 Switzerland (Rolf Auf der Maur, VISCHER).
I. Special Issues for Book Publishers (Slade R. Metcalf, Hogan & Hartson LLP).
II. Shooting Stars: Privacy Claims in the UK (Amber Melville-Brown, David Price Solicitors & Advocates).
III. Cross-Reference Chart (Charles J. Glasser Jr., Bloomberg News).
IV. Recommended Reading.
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