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International Libel and Privacy Handbook: A Global Reference for Journalists, Publishers, Webmasters and Lawyers 3rd ed

Edited by: Charles J. Glasser

ISBN13: 9781118357057
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781576603246
Published: April 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
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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

Other Jurisdictions , Libel and Slander, USA
Preface: Understanding Media Law in the Global Context Acknowledgments
Introduction: How to Use This Book Part One: Americas
Chapter 1: Argentina (Leonardo Cesar Ferreira, Ph.D.) Introduction to the Argentinean Legal System
Chapter 2: Brazil (Laura Fragomeni, Paula Mena Barreto and Eduardo de Moraes) Introduction to Brazilian Civil Code and Media Law
Chapter 3: Canada (Brian Macleod Rogers) Introduction to the Canadian Legal System
Chapter 4: Chile (Leonardo Cesar Ferreira, Ph.D.) Introduction to the Chilean Legal System
Chapter 5: Mexico (Leonardo Cesar Ferreira, Ph.D.) Introduction to the Mexican Legal System
Chapter 6: United States of America (Thomas H. Golden and Casey Boyle) Introduction to the U.S. Legal System Part Two: Asia and Australia
Chapter 7: Australia (Peter Bartlett) Introduction to Australian Media Law
Chapter 8: China (Vincent Wang and Edward J. Davis with Yonatan Berkovits Davis Wright Tremaine LLP) Introduction to the Chinese Legal System
Chapter 9: Hong Kong (Doreen Weisenhaus, Rick Glofcheski, and Edward J. Davis) Introduction to the Hong Kong Legal System
Chapter 10: India (Janmejay Rai and Barunesh Chandra) Introduction to Indian Legal System
Chapter 11: Japan (Yoshio Iteya, Atsushi Okada, and Akira Marumo) Introduction to the Japanese Legal System
Chapter 12: Korea* (Kyu Ho Youm) Introduction to the Korean Legal System
Chapter 13: Malaysia (H. R. Dipendra) Introduction to Malaysian Legal System
Chapter 14: Singapore (Tay Peng Cheng) Introduction to the Singapore Legal System
Chapter 15: Thailand (Sinfah Tunsarawuth) Introduction to the Thai Legal System Part Three: Europe
Chapter 16: Belgium (Steven De Schrijver) Introduction to the Belgium Legal System
Chapter 17: England and Wales (Mark Stephens) Introduction to theUnited Kingdom Legal System
Chapter 18: France (Dominique Mondoloni) Introduction to the French Legal System
Chapter 19: Germany (Jan Hegemann) Introduction to the German Legal System
Chapter 20: Italy (Charles J. Glasser, Jr.
1) Introduction to Italian Media Law
Chapter 21: Netherlands (Jens van den Brink) Introduction to Netherlands Media Law
Chapter 22: Poland (Charles J. Glasser, Jr.
1) Introduction to Polish Media Law
Chapter 23: Russia (Anna Otkina, Partner) Introduction to the Russian Legal System
Chapter 24: Spain (Almudena Arpon de Mendivil and Juan Jose Marin Lopez) Introduction to the Spanish Legal System
Chapter 25: Switzerland (Rolf Auf der Maur) Introduction to the Swiss Legal System Part Four: Middle East
Chapter 26: The Middle East (Charles J. Glasser, Jr., Esq.
1) Introduction to the Media Law in the Middle East
Chapter 27: Israel (Ori Shenhar) Introduction to the Israeli Legal System
Chapter 28: Jordan (Safwan Moubaydeen) Introduction to the Jordanian Legal System
Chapter 29: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) ( Charles J. Glasser, Jr., Esq.
1) Introduction to the Media Law in the UAE
Appendixes Special issues for book publishers Shooting stars: Privacy claims in the UK
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