Media Law

by Duncan Bloy

Part of the Sage Course Companions Series Series

Media Law Synopsis

Media Law is an essential and accessible introduction to the subject that will assist media; journalism and law students understand key concepts and aid their revision. This book, designed to complement existing textbooks will advise readers on how best to utilise the vast and ever growing array of information at their disposal. The tone and level of this guide makes it easy to follow and should prove invaluable in helping students construct assessed coursework. Established principles and contemporary developments in media law are covered and include: Privacy and Confidentiality Defamation Contempt of Court Reporting Restrictions Freedom of Expression Recent statutory and Case Law developments. Readers are shown how to research, identify and crucially apply media law principles to meet their needs and those of their examiners. This book is part of the SAGE Course Companion Series. Developed as accessible reference tools, SAGE Course Companions offer an introduction to the subject and encourage students to extend their understanding of key concepts, issues and debates.

Media Law Press Reviews

Any student will find this insider's guide essential to understanding media law concepts and issues. -- James A. Cox

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412911191
Publication date: 18th December 2006
Author: Duncan Bloy
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 224 pages
Categories: Entertainment & media law, Press & journalism,

About Duncan Bloy

Duncan Bloy taught Media Law at Cardiff University's School for Journalism for six years in the 1990s and then left to work in South Asia. He returned in 2003 and rejoined the school to teach the Postgraduate Diploma In Journalism. He also tutors in Press and Broadcasting Law to LLB students in the Cardiff Law School.

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