Media Law for Journalists

Author: Ursula Smartt

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 1446232646

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

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'A refreshing complement to more venerable textbooks. Indeed, being both reflective and accessible, it is arguably a better first resort for aspirant hacks' Times Higher Education Supplement 'It is written in a clear and user-friendly style, avoiding the legalistic language that can be a problem with so many law textbooks. Particularly well written are the case studies that Ursula Smartt explains in each chapter' - Writing Magazine Media Law for Journalists functions as both an introduction and a reference guide to the main legal issues facing journalists. It is intended as a course textbook for students, first and foremost. However, it is also intended to help keep journalists out of jail and on the right side of the law. The book presumes no prior legal knowledge, but covers all the relevant areas including: defamation, privacy, contempt of court, freedom of expression, and intellectual property. It also looks at the difference between the English and Scottish legal systems as they pertain to the media. This book will be essential reading for all students of journalism as well a welcome guide to professional journalists.
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McNae's Essential Law for Journalists

Author: Mike Dodd,Mark Hanna

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0192537687

Category: Law

Page: 560

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Precise and lucid in its treatment of practical detail, McNae's Essential Law for Journalists is the unrivalled handbook for students of journalism and professionals. Including pithy summaries, clear cross-references, and hands-on practical advice, McNae's meets 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. Published in partnership with the National Council for the Training of Journalists as the elemental text for students, and widely used in newsrooms across the UK, McNae's continues to successfully distil the law and make it manageable. Online resources Comprehensive online resources accompany the text, including regular updates from the authors to keep readers abreast of the law. www.mcnaes.com
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The Journalist's Guide to Media Law

A handbook for communicators in a digital world

Author: Mark Pearson,Mark Polden

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1760870323

Category: Law

Page: 576

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We are all journalists and publishers now: at the touch of a button we can send our words, sounds and images out to the world. No matter whether you're a traditional journalist, a blogger, a public relations practitioner or a social media editor, everything you publish or broadcast is subject to the law. But which law? This widely used practical guide to communication law is essential reading for anyone who writes or broadcasts professionally, whether in journalism or strategic communication. It offers a mindful approach to assessing media law risks so practitioners can navigate legal and ethical barriers to publishing in mainstream and social media. This sixth edition has been substantially revised to reflect recent developments in litigation, and the impact of national security laws and the rising gig economy where graduates might work in the news media, PR, new media start-ups, or as freelancers. It covers defamation, contempt, confidentiality, privacy, trespass, intellectual property, and ethical regulation, as well as the special challenges of commenting on criminal allegations and trials. Recent cases and examples from social media, journalism and public relations are used to illustrate key points and new developments. Whether you work in a news room, in public relations or marketing, or blog from home, make sure you have The Journalist's Guide to Media Law at your side. 'Whether you're an MSM editor or reporter, a blogger, a tweeter or a personal brand, this book might save your bacon.' - Jonathan Holmes, former ABC Media Watch host 'The leading text book from which most journos learned their law' - Margaret Simons, associate professor in journalism, Monash University
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Law for Journalists

Author: Frances Quinn

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9781408254141

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 483

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'Law For Journalists' is a textbook that provides a comprehensive and highly readable guide to everything a journalist needs to know about the law.
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Essential Law for Journalists + Essential Public Affairs for Journalists

Author: Mark Hanna,University of Sheffield and Chair of the Nctj Media Law Examinations Board Mark Hanna,Mike Dodd,Press Association and Member of the Nctj Media Law Examinations Board Mike Dodd,James Morrison

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198737643

Category: Law

Page: 1216

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These two essential texts have been packaged together to offer great value for journalism students and practitioners. 60 years since the first edition, McNae's Essential Law for Journalists remains the definitive media law guide for journalists and students alike. The only media law text endorsed by the NCTJ, this text offers unrivalled practical guidance on a wide range of reporting situations - a vital tool throughout your journalism career. Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is an invaluable guide for journalism students and those already in the industry. It offers comprehensive and engaging coverage of the workings of both central and local government, and provides all the information necessary to cover public affairs with confidence.
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Journalism Ethics

A Casebook of Professional Conduct for News Media

Author: Fred Brown

Publisher: Marion Street Press

ISBN: 1936863111

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 529

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Fred Brown is an adjunct instructor in communication ethics at the University of Denver and a principal in a Denver-based media training and consulting firm. He is a former national president of the Society of Professional Journalists and former chair of its ethics committee. He worked nearly 40 years as a reporter and editor at The Denver Post and still writes a Sunday editorial page column for the paper. --Book Jacket.
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Hong Kong Media Law

A Guide for Journalists and Media Professionals

Author: Doreen Weisenhaus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789622098084

Category: Law

Page: 372

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Hong Kong Media Law is the first English-language authoritative guide to the laws most relevant for international and local journalists and other media professionals working for the print, online and broadcast media in Hong Kong and for the lawyers who represent them. The book also provides up-to-date information on the legal hurdles international and local journalists face when reporting on mainland China.
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