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    DescriptionThis widely used introduction to media law takes a journalist's perspective. Written in a clear, non-legalistic fashion, it shows how journalists can produce ethical, hard-edged reportage while staying on the right side of the law. The authors also explain how to negotiate some of the key ethical minefields of day-to-day reporting, focusing on ethical dilemmas which can have legal consequences. This edition offers a comprehensive overview of aspects of law which relate to a journalist's work including defamation, contempt, confidentiality, privacy, trespass, intellectual property and ethical regulation. Recent cases and examples are used to illustrate key points. Also included is an introduction to the legal system and guidelines on reporting legal issues. Tips, summaries and a handy flow chart to defamation law make The Journalist's Guide to Media Law a handy reference for professionals and an essential text for students.


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    Title
    The Journalist's Guide to Media Law
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Pearson, By (author) Mark Polden
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 516
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 726 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781742370385
    ISBN 10: 1742370381
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27780
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.0
    BIC subject category V2: KNTJ
    BISAC V2.8: SOC052000
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
    Libri: I-LE
    BIC subject category V2: LAY
    LC classification: P
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 52
    DC22: 302
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    Abridged Dewey: 302
    BISAC V2.8: LAW096000
    BIC subject category V2: LNJ
    BISAC V2.8: LAW015000
    DC23: 302.00
    Thema V1.0: KNT, LNJ, LAY
    Edition
    4
    Edition statement
    4th edition
    Publisher
    Allen & Unwin
    Imprint name
    Allen & Unwin
    Publication date
    01 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Sydney
    Author Information
    Mark Pearson has worked as a journalist on a variety of metropolitan, suburban and regional newspapers and was a section editor on the "Australian." Mark Polden is a lawyer who has worked extensively with media organizations.