Law and the Media / Edition 4

Law and the Media / Edition 4

by Tom Crone
     
 

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ISBN-10: 024051629X

ISBN-13: 9780240516295

Pub. Date: 05/22/2002

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240516295
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/22/2002
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Defamation; Blasphemy, seditious Libel and criminal law; Copyright; New media; Rights clearance; Breach of confidence; The Data Protection Act 1998; The 'new' right to privacy; Reporting restrictions; Contempt of court; Protection of journalistic sources; Prior restraint; Obscenity, indecency and incitement to racial hatred; Freedom of information; Official secrets; Parliamentary proceedings and elections; Professional regulatory bodies; Advertising; The Human Rights Act 1998; The law in Scotland; The law in the United States of America; Appendix A: Glossary of terms; Appendix B: Professional bodies; Appendix C: Specimen agreements; Bibliography

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