Media Law (Paperback)Marie McGonagle (author)
Paperback 1000 Pages / Published: 31/10/2019
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This third edition updates and expands upon the second edition (2003). It takes a comprehensive look at the legal framework and regulation of the traditional mass media, print and broadcast, in their informational and increasingly entertainment roles. It also examines the impact of the new audiovisual media services and the legal and policy approaches to regulating them in the interests of consumers and citizens. Contents: The media and media law; Media rights and responsibilities; Historical development of the media and media law; Defamation; Privacy; The media and the courts; Reporting the Oireachtas; Tribunals and local government; The media and public order; The media and public morality; The authority of the state; Freedom of information; Regulation of Audiovisual Media Services; Regulating the media present and future. Marie McGonagle is a senior lecturer in law at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
Publisher: Round Hall Ltd
Number of pages: 1000
Edition: 3rd edition
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