McNae's Essential Law for Journalists (24ed)

McNae's Essential Law for Journalists (24ed)
McNae's Essential Law for Journalists (24ed)
Hanna, M
Oxford University Press

Precise and lucid in its treatment of practical detail,McNae's Essential Law for Journalistsis 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.

Contents: Part 1: The Landscape of Law, Ethics and Regulation1: Introduction2: Press regulation3: Broadcast regulationPart 2: Crime, Courts and Tribunals4: News-gathering avoiding unjustified intrusion5: Crime - media coverage prior to any court case6: Crimes - categories and definitions7: Magistrates' courts - summary cases8: Magistrates' courts - the most serious criminal cases9: Crown courts and appeal courts10: Juveniles in court proceedings11: Sexual offences, human trafficking and female genital mutilation12: Court reporting - other restrictions13: Civil courts14: Family courts15: Open justice and access to court information16: Challenging the courts17: Coroners' courts18: Tribunals and public inquiries19: Contempt of courtPart 3: Defamation and Related Law20: Defamation - definitions and dangers21: The claimant and what must be proved22: Defences23: The public interest defence24: The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 197425: Slander, malicious falsehood and obscenityPart 4: Confidentiality, Privacy and Copyright26: Breach of confidence27: Privacy28: Data protection29: CopyrightPart 5: Information and Expression30: The Freedom of Information Act 200031: Other information rights and access to meetings32: Reporting elections33: Official secrets34: The journalist's sources and neutrality35: The risks of being charged with bribery, misconduct, hacking or intercepting36: The right to take photographs, film and record37: Northern IrelandPart 6: Online Chapters38: The incitement of hate39: Scotland40: Terrorism and the effect of counter-terrorism law

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