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.

Examination Hints and Tips

Examination hints and tips

The most obvious piece of information, but the most important, is to ascertain exactly when your examinations are, at which venue and the time they commence. Little can be done to help you if you miss an examination, other than to prepare yourself for taking the examination at resit time instead!

It is not unusual to be nervous prior to an examination. If you have undertaken thorough revision then you should not be unduly worried. Examinations are designed to be fair tests of what you have studied. They are not designed to trip you up. Keep thinking positively and do not listen to others outside the examination room because they are bound to mention something that you considered unimportant or ...

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