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.

Revision Hints and Tips

Revision hints and tips

Revision is very much a personal undertaking. The length of time devoted to it will vary from student to student. All students will, at some stage or another, proclaim that they do not have enough time! Lesson number one, therefore, is to ensure that you are good at time management. The amount of time devoted to a subject will invariably depend on how comfortable you feel about your knowledge of the subject matter.

For many, revision is about writing more notes, thereby taking on board more facts that inevitably will not reappear on the examination papers simply because you don't have enough time to regurgitate all the information you possess.

Work steadily throughout the semester(s) to ensure that your work ...

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