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The magazine journalist and the law

Watson, Carole (2013) The magazine journalist and the law. In: The Magazines Handbook. Routledge, United Kingdon, pp. 287-313. ISBN 978-0-415-61757-4

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How the media can act responsibly and flourish within the restrictions of legislation and self-regulation has never been so under the microscope.
Every magazine journalist needs a strong working knowledge of the areas of the law which may impact on their assignments.
This chapter will give an overview of the key areas including libel, copyright, confidentiality and privacy, all of which could pose costly dangers for your publication if not fully understood.
Further, you will learn the basics of the criminal and civil court system, and how reporting of cases may be restricted in the cases of juveniles, victims of sexual offences and by the law of contempt.

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Depositing User: Carole Watson


Item ID: 7348
ISBN: 978-0-415-61757-4

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Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2017 15:28
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2019 15:41