Media Law is an essential and accessible introduction to the subject that will assist media; journalism and law students understand key concepts and aid their revision. This book, designed to complement existing textbooks will advise readers on how best to utilise the vast and ever growing array of information at their disposal. The tone and level of this guide makes it easy to follow and should prove invaluable in helping students construct assessed coursework. Established principles and contemporary developments in media law are covered and include: " Privacy and Confidentiality " Defamation " Contempt of Court " Reporting Restrictions " Freedom of Expression " Recent statutory and Case Law developments. Readers are shown how to research, identify and crucially apply media law principles to meet their needs and those of their examiners. This book is part of the SAGE Course Companion Series. Developed as accessible reference tools, SAGE Course Companions offer an introduction to the subject and encourage students to extend their understanding of key concepts, issues and debates.

Seminars and Tutorials

Seminars and tutorials

Like most things in life, it is a good idea to know at the outset what the purpose of the exercise is. Will it be simply an hour spent expanding on the information given in the lectures? Are there tutorial sheets with problem questions to consider? After the first session, have you discovered that the tutor does most of the talking and you are simply his or her audience? Do you have the opportunity to ask questions and seek clarification about points that you don't understand? Are they stimulating and involving or boring and irrelevant or somewhere in between?

Your perception will determine how much preparation you do for the class. Most students, in my experience, attend tutorials because they feel ...

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