Written by a working journalist with over 20 years’ experience, Law for Journalists is designed to equip you with a solid understanding of the day-to-day legal principles and practices you will need throughout your career.
Suitable for use on courses accredited by the NCTJ and BCTJ, this book is packed full of practical tips and suggestions, making it a must-have guide to media law for journalism students, trainees and working journalists alike.
New to this edition:
● Discussion of the first cases brought since the Defamation Act 2013 came into force, highlighting how the new provisions are being interpreted by the courts.
● Increased coverage of broadcast and online journalism, and social media.
● More detailed focus on the ethical codes of practice used by Ofcom and IPSO.