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.

Essay Writing

Essay writing

The essay writing that you will be asked to undertake will invariably be related to your assessment. There will be one essay of perhaps 2,500 words, its title chosen from a list of topics relevant to the nature of the material studied as part of the course. If your course covers two semesters, then, in all probability, you will be given the essay titles at the commencement of the second semester. Alternatively, they may have been included in the course outline provided at the beginning of the academic year.

The biggest single fault, in my experience, is that, in the introduction, students will seemingly do anything to avoid referring in their answer to the question set. They seem so anxious to start to ...

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