|aComparative media law and ethics /|cby Tim Crook.
|axiv, 481 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 451-473) and index.
|aPrimary media law of the UK and USA -- Media jurisprudence, media ethicology, and media ethicism -- Defamation law -- Contempt/protecting fair trial law -- Privacy law in depth -- Media regulation -- State and national security law -- Media law and ethics : 4 genres of jurisdictions -- The legal problematizing of journalism -- Human rights and international law for journalists -- Racial and religious hatred -- Copyright and intellectual property law-- Freedom of information legislation.
|aProviding practical and theoretical resources on media law and ethics for the UK, USA and other legal jurisdictions such as France, Japan, India, China and Saudi Arabia, this study is suitable for upper undergraduate and postgraduate study and is of use to professionals in the media who need to work internationally.