Category Archives: Media Law

The BJTC Awards

Every year the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) present awards to students whose work has been selected from over 80 affiliated colleges and universities. Student work for the BJTC 2012 Awards was submitted and judged in the following categories: News … Continue reading

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McNae’s essential law for journalists – Chapters 2-7

Chapter 2: The Editor’s Code of Practice The Press Complaints Commission (PCC) – adjudicates complaints against editors and journalists and requires editors to publish adverse adjudications. The PCC was created by the industry to self-regulate and raise journalistic standards by … Continue reading

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McNae’s essential law for journalists – Chapter 1

The UK as a ‘free press’ society: As a democratic society the censorship that represses the freedom of expression in some other nations, (such as China which operates under an authoritarian regime), does not affect journalists here in the UK. … Continue reading

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An overview of the main aspects of Media Law that impact on journalists

Now, more than ever, journalists are expected to meet appropriate ethical and regulatory standards – whether they are those put forward by the government, public broadcasters such as the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), or by independent regulators and competition authorities … Continue reading

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