Glasser, Charles J.

International Libel and Privacy Handbook: A Global Reference for Journalists, Publishers, Webmasters, and Lawyers

Glasser, Charles J. - International Libel and Privacy Handbook: A Global Reference for Journalists, Publishers, Webmasters, and Lawyers, ebook


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An indispensable survival guide for anyone in the media industry and the lawyers who serve them

Especially now, in an age of instant global access through digital media, it is vitally important that journalists, authors and publishers, as well as the lawyers who serve them, be fully up on the laws governing media, worldwide. The ultimate resource for all the media content providers and purveyors, this fully updated and expanded Third Edition of the critically-acclaimed handbook offers you instant access to relevant libel and privacy laws and important legal rulings in the Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas. It clearly and concisely explains risks publishers should know about prior to publication, steps they can take in order to avoid legal conflicts, and legal defences available to them in the event of a claim.

  • Offers nation-by-nation summaries of libel and privacy law written by local practitioners in an easy-to-use reference format
  • Expanded to include coverage of important emerging territories—Mexico, Israel, and Argentina, et al—as well as the latest libel and privacy rulings
  • Features new chapters on emerging media markets—including Israel, Mexico, Argentina, Jordan, and others—as well as valuable updates to the Middle East section
  • Provides updates on all major media markets and nations, along with coverage of changes in libel laws in key jurisdictions, including Australia, the UK, Hungary and Germany

Keywords: General Finance & Investments, libel, libel laws, international libel laws, libel laws in Europe, European libel laws, libel laws in Asia, Asian libel laws, south American libel laws, central American libel laws, US libel laws, Canadian libel laws, international libel law guide, privacy, privacy laws, international privacy laws, privacy laws in Europe, privacy laws in asia, privacy laws in south America, privacy laws in central America, privacy laws in Canada, Australian privacy laws, media laws, international media law

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