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Law for Journalists Frances Quinn

Law for Journalists By Frances Quinn

Law for Journalists by Frances Quinn

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Law for Journalists by Frances Quinn

Accessible, relevant and comprehensive, Law for Journalists is the must-have guide to media law for journalism students, trainees and working journalists alike. This popular text is specifically structured for journalism courses, including those accredited by the NCTJ and BJTC. Offering practical guidance and an engaging insight into the law as it relates to journalists, this new edition adds to the strong reputation of this text.

About Frances Quinn

Frances Quinn is an award-winning journalist who specialises in legal affairs. She is also the co-author of a number of popular student legal texts in the Elliott and Quinn series (Pearson).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xii

Legal tables xiii

Section 1 Law and The Legal System 1

Chapter 1 How law is made 3

Chapter 2 The legal system 11

Chapter 3 Criminal courts and procedure 18

Chapter 4 Civil courts and procedure 43

Chapter 5 Human rights and English law 53

Section 2 Writing about the Courts 61

Chapter 6 Contempt of court 63

Chapter 7 Access to the courts 97

Chapter 8 General reporting restrictions 113

Chapter 9 Reporting restrictions in criminal cases 126

Chapter 10 Reporting restrictions concerning children 149

Chapter 11 Reporting the family court 165

Chapter 12 Reporting inquests 187

Chapter 13 Reporting tribunals and inquiries 194

Chapter 14 Challenging reporting restrictions 203

Section 3 Defamation and Malicious Falsehood 211

Chapter 15 Defamation 213

Chapter 16 Defences and remedies for defamation 245

Chapter 17 Malicious falsehood 278

Section 4 Privacy, Confidentiality and Copyright 283

Chapter 18 Breach of confidence 285

Chapter 19 Privacy 299

Chapter 20 Trespass, harassment and unethical behaviour 321

Chapter 21 Protecting sources and source material 328

Chapter 22 Data protection 344

Chapter 23 Copyright 358

Section 5 Codes of Practice and Ethics 379

Chapter 24 IPSO and the Editors' Code of Practice of the Press Complaints Commission 381

Chapter 25 The Ofcom Code 389

Section 6 Reporting Government and Business 407

Chapter 26 Official secrets 409

Chapter 27 Reporting local government 416

Chapter 28 Reporting elections 428

Chapter 29 Freedom of information 434

Chapter 30 Writing about business 450

Section 7 Race, Religion and Public Order 461

Chapter 31 Race and religion 463

Section 8 Photography 469

Chapter 32 Photography 471

Appendix 1 Editors' Code of Practice of the PCC 478

Appendix 2 The Ofcom Broadcasting Code 482

Appendix 3 Defamation Act 1996 516

Glossary 523

Further reading 528

Index 530

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