Media & Entertainment Law (Paperback)
  • Media & Entertainment Law (Paperback)
zoom

Media & Entertainment Law (Paperback)

(author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£36.99
Paperback 476 Pages / Published: 09/02/2017
  • In stock online
  • Free UK delivery

Usually dispatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Media & Entertainment Law presents a contemporary analysis of the law relating to the media and entertainment industries both in terms of its practical application and its theoretical framework, providing a broad and comprehensive coverage of these fast changing branches of the law.

Fully restructured to complement how media law is taught today in the digital age, this third edition explores recent updates in the law including the outcomes of the Google Spain case and the `right to be forgotten', the use of drones in breach of privacy laws, internet libel and the boundaries of media freedom and press regulation following the Leveson inquiry. Media & Entertainment Law uses the most up-to-date authorities to explore privacy and confidentiality subjects, such as the Prince Charles 'black spider' letters, the Maximilian Schrems and the celebrity superinjunction PJS v Newsgroup Newspapers cases. The book also covers defamation, contempt of court and freedom of information, plus Scots law. New to this edition:

A brand new chapter is dedicated to exploring technology and the media, including contemporary issues such as the dark web, the surveillance state, internet censorship and the law and social media, including bloggers, vloggers and tweeters.

The chapters on regulatory authorities have been expanded to provide greater clarification and explanation of broadcasting, press and advertising regulation, including the protection of journalistic sources and comparisons with EU Law.

The chapter on intellectual property and entertainment law has been streamlined to match media law courses more effectively.

This text provides students with detailed coverage of the key principles, cases and legislation as well as a critical analysis of this vibrant subject.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138961883
Number of pages: 476
Weight: 907 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 mm
Edition: 3rd New edition


MEDIA REVIEWS

"This book acts as a beacon. It helps readers to understand not only what the law is, but also why the law is what it is. In a fast-changing world, that is an invaluable contribution."

Keir Starmer QC, MP

"With extensive sections on the Scots aspects of media law, the third edition of Ursula Smartt's impressively wide-ranging text book is a must-read for media professionals who more than ever need to understand the complexities involved in dealing with more than one legal jurisdiction. In a communications world where borders are redundant and the pace of change accelerating, such a comprehensive and accessible work is invaluable."

John McLellan, Director, Scottish Newspaper Society, Honorary Professor of Journalism, University of Stirling.

"When I am reading Ursula Smartt's textbooks on Media Law, it is as if I am having a personal conversation with the author."

Final year Media Law Student at Bournemouth University.

"A concise survey of the media law landscape. A great first port of call for students doing research on key media law topics, and a handy refresher for practitioners. The industry anecdotes and historical facts really bring the subjects to life."

(City Media Lawyer)

You may also be interested in...

The Ten Types of Human
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Life in the UK Test: Study Guide & CD ROM 2018
Added to basket
The Rule of Law
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Secret Barrister
Added to basket
£16.99   £13.99
Hardback
Eve Was Shamed
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
East West Street
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Death at Sea
Added to basket
£16.99   £14.99
Hardback
The Greatest
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
OCR AS/A Level Law Book 1
Added to basket
In Your Defence
Added to basket
£16.99
Hardback
Letters to a Law Student
Added to basket
The Supreme Court
Added to basket
Democracy Hacked
Added to basket
£16.99
Hardback
In Your Defence
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback

Reviews

View all
Phillip Taylor MBE

“THE CLASSIC LEGAL TEXT FOR MEDIA ”

THE CLASSIC LEGAL TEXT FOR MEDIA
PROFESSIONALS AND THEIR ADVISERS – NOW IN A NEW EDITION, WITH FOREWORD BY KEIR STARMER

An appreciation by Elizabeth Robson Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers and Phillip Taylor MBE,... More

Paperback edition
22nd September 2017
Helpful? Upvote 1

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.