1300 187 187
 
Media Law : Cases and Commentary - David Rolph

Paperback

Published: 19th January 2010
Ships: 5 to 9 business days
5 to 9 business days
RRP $140.95
$134.25

Media Law is an engaging and accessible text that covers all of the core areas of this dynamic area of law. Incorporating succinct and relevant extracts from key cases and legislation, together with critical reflection questions and case studies, the book addresses the challenging questionsraised by media law, including: DT What is meant by the term 'the media'? DT To what extent is it possible to talk about 'the media' as a homogenous entity? DT What forms of media currently exist in Australia and around the world; what forms are likely to emerge; and what forms of regulation are appropriate?

Part 1: Introduction
1. What is the Media?
2. Freedom of the Press
 
Part 2: Media Regulation
3. Classification and Content Regulation
4. Media Ownership
5. Spectrum Management and Digital Broadcasting
 
Part 3: Defamation and Protecting Reputation
6. Liability for Defamation
7. Defences to Defamation
8. Remedies for Defamation
9. Injurious Falsehood, Negligence and Misleading or Deceptive Conduct
 
Part 4: Open Justice and Contempt
10 The Principle of Open Justice
11. Contempt of Court
 
Part 5: Privacy
12. Privacy
13. Breach of Confidence
14. Information Privacy
 
Part 6: Offensive Publications
15. Offensive Publications
 
Part 7: Freedom of Information
16. Freedom of Information
 

ISBN: 9780195559132
ISBN-10: 0195559134
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 625
Published: 19th January 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.0  x 4.1
Weight (kg): 1.346