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Author Rolph, David, author.

Title Media law : cases, materials and commentary / David Rolph, Matt Vitins, Judith Bannister, Daniel Joyce.

Published South Melbourne, Vic. Oxford University Press, 2015.
©2015.

LocationUniM Law High Use 
Call No.KN 343 K1 ROLP

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Edition Second edition.
Physical description xlviii, 663 pages ; 25 cm
Notes Previous edition: 2010.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1 Introduction 1 -- Chapter 1 Social and Political Role of the Media 3 -- Chapter 2 Freedom of Expression 15 -- Part 2 Media Regulation 41 -- Chapter 3 Print Media and Journalists 43 -- Chapter 4 Broadcasting Services 60 -- Chapter 5 Online Content 104 -- Chapter 6 Media Ownership 119 -- Part 3 Defamation and the Protection of Reputation 149 -- Chapter 7 Liability for Defamation 151 -- Chapter 8 Defences to Defamation 221 -- Chapter 9 Remedies for Defamation 268 -- Chapter 10 Injurious Falsehood, Negligence and Misleading or Deceptive Conduct 289 -- Part 4 Open Justice and Contempt 321 -- Chapter 11 Principle of Open Justice 323 -- Chapter 12 Contempt of Court 358 -- Part 5 Privacy 427 -- Chapter 13 Privacy 429 -- Chapter 14 Breach of Confidence 489 -- Chapter 15 Information Privacy 533 -- Part 6 Offensive Publications 565 -- Chapter 16 Offensive Publications 567 -- Part 7 Freedom of Information 613 -- Chapter 17 Freedom of Information 615.
Summary Media Law is engaging and accessible introduction to the dynamic area of media law. It examines the basic principles of the substantive areas of law affecting the practice of contemporary media organisations including defamation, invasion of privacy and freedom of information.
Other author Vitins, Matt, author.
Bannister, Judith, author.
Joyce, Daniel, author.
Subject Mass media -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Mass media -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Cases.
ISBN 9780195598483