Comprehensive guide to the law for magazine journalists, editors and managers, the book addresses the special needs of the magazine industry and explains how laws affecting the media are applied.
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Comprehensive guide to the law for magazine journalists, editors and managers, the book addresses the special needs of the magazine industry and explains how laws affecting the media are applied.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203024454
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/29/1998
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 710 KB

Table of Contents

List of figures
1 An outline of the English legal system 1
2 It's a matter of reputation 8
3 'Of course it's true, but can we prove it?' 18
4 Handling court copy 26
5 A degree of privilege 32
6 'In my opinion ...' 40
7 When you put it to the test 45
8 Whose copyright is it, anyway? 51
9 Don't be held in contempt 61
10 Strictly confidential 69
11 The public's interest in privacy 77
12 A question of morals 84
13 Some pitfalls for sub-editors 90
14 When a reader complains 97
15 What do I do if ...? 101
16 Making it practical 108
App. 1: Glossary 114
App. 2 Press Complaints Commission Code of Practice 138
App. 3 National Union of Journalists Code of Conduct 142
App. 4 Institute of Journalists Code of Professional Ethics 144
App. 5 International Federation of Journalists Declaration of Principles on the Conduct of Journalists 147
App. 6 Law and Ethics for Periodical Journalism booklet 149
App. 7 Questionnaire for refresher courses 181
App. 8 Sample questions on libel and other legal issues 183
App. 9 Sample questions on copyright 185
App. 10 Sample questions on contempt of court 187
Bibliography and further reading 189
Index 191
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