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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

Packed full of practical guidance and tips, Law for Journalists is the must have guide to media law for journalism students, trainees and working journalists alike. Highly regarded for its readable, coherent and comprehensive coverage of the law as it relates to journalists, this new edition has been brought fully up to date and continues to include the study and advice features which have made previous editions so popular.

This book is used on a wide range of journalism courses including those accredited by the NCTJ.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Law and the legal system: 1. How law is made; 2. The legal system; 3. Criminal courts and procedure; 4. Civil courts and procedure; 5. Human rights and English Law

Section 2: Writing about the Courts: 6. Contempt of court; 7. Access to the courts; 8. General reporting restrictions; 9. Reporting restrictions in criminal cases; 10. Reporting restrictions concerning children; 11. Reporting the family courts; 12. Reporting inquests; 13. Reporting tribunals and inquiries; 14. Challenging reporting restrictions

Section 3: Defamation and Malicious Falsehood: 15. Defamation; 16. Defences and remedies for defamation; 17. Malicious falsehood

Section 4: Privacy, confidentiality and copyright: 18. Confidentiality and privacy; 19. Trespass and harassment; 20. Protecting sources and source material; 21. Data protection; 22. Copyright

Section 5: Reporting government and business: 23. Official secrets; 24. Reporting local government; 25. Reporting elections; 26. Freedom of information; 27. Writing about business

Section 6: Race, religion and public order: 28. Race and religion

Section 7: Broadcasting and photography; 29. Television and radio journalism; 30. Photography

Appendix 1: Press Complaints Commission Code of Practice and Schedule

Appendix 2: Defamation Act 1996, Schedule 1 (Parts I and II)


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Law for Journalists by Frances Quinn
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