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International Encyclopaedia of Laws Guide

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IEL Media Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Media Law includes information in book-length form written in English for 5 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in media law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in media law.  These monographs include a general introduction on media law followed by specialized chapters on freedom of speech, regulation of print media, regulation of audiovisual media (broadcasting), and cross-ownership regulation.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

The Authors
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction
Selected Bibliography
Part I. Freedom of Speech
Part II. Regulation of Print Media
Chapter 1. The Journalists’ Profession
Chapter 2. Journalists’ Rights
Chapter 3. Journalists’ Liability
Chapter 4. Right to Reply
Chapter 5. Access to public information
Chapter 6. Press Council
Part III. Regulation of Audiovisual Media (Broadcasting)
Chapter 1. Public Service Broadcasting
Chapter 2. Private broadcasting
Chapter 3. Programme Standards
Chapter 4. Political Broadcasting
Chapter 5. Advertising Rules
Chapter 6. Right to Information
Chapter 7. Access to Networks and Platforms
Chapter 8. Standards and Interoperability
Part IV. Cross-Ownership regulation
Part V. Supervision: Media Regulator
Chapter 1. Organization
Chapter 2. Tasks
Chapter 3. Sanctioning Powers

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