Media Law 9780195598483

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Media Law: Cases Materials and Commentary 2nd edition is an 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.Using carefully selected excerpts from recent cases and legislation and insightful author commentary, the book introduces important media concepts and helps readers put these into both legal and cultural contexts. The second edition incorporates critical perspectives from a range of academic disciplines including media and cultural studies to offer conceptual frameworks in which Australian media law can be understood and interpreted.New to this editionComprehensively updated with current legislation, recent High Court decisions and discussion of contemporary, topical case studies and reports.New author Daniel Joyce (UNSW) brings additional expertise in media law, particularly freedom of expression.Part 2: Media Regulation has been substantially revised with new chapters on ‘Print Media and Journalists’, ‘Broadcasting Services’ and ‘Online Content’ and includes discussion of the Finkelstein Inquiry and Convergence ReviewChapter 15: Information Privacy updated to reflect amendments to the Privacy Act and the new Australian Privacy Principles.

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ISBN 9780195598483
eISBN 9780195598490
Publisher Oxford University Press
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Edition 2