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This book gathers 15 essays by international experts in media and policy, many from the Asia Pacific region as well as England and Europe. They examine changes in media law driven by new and emerging media technologies, covering law related to media in global political and legal contexts and in different countries. While the book offers special focus on defamation and media regulation, it also covers privacy law and the connection between national security leaks and technology. Discussion also touches on the benefits and risks for media freedom in both traditional print and online publications. Chapters are grouped in sections on conceptual perspectives of media law and policy, media law reform and defamation, and legal regulation of the media and the Internet. The book’s readership includes advanced students and scholars in media law, journalism, and media studies, as well as regulators, policymakers, and lawmakers. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 244
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Street Date: February 23, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-7154
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