The Yearbook of Media and Entertainment Law: Volume 1, 1995

Hardcover | November 1, 1993

EditorEric M. Barendt, Julian Dickens, Stephen Bate

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Media and entertainment law is one of the fastest growing sectors of practice in the UK and European Community. Practising lawyers are hungry for information and informed analysis of the latest developments in this fast-moving field. This Yearbook spans the traditional concerns of medialawyers such as free speech and freedom of the press generally, including libel law and contempt of court as well as the core areas of entertainment law practice such as copyright, contracts, licensing and competition. In addition it covers the emerging fields of new technologies, the impact of themuch heralded `information highway' upon media law, the effects of European Community initiatives in this area and the ever changing subject of broadcasting regulation. The Yearbook consists of high-quality analytical articles, important annual surveys of developments in all these fields and reviewsof recent publications, all of which will be of interest to the practising and academic lawyer.

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Media and entertainment law is one of the fastest growing sectors of practice in the UK and European Community. Practising lawyers are hungry for information and informed analysis of the latest developments in this fast-moving field. This Yearbook spans the traditional concerns of medialawyers such as free speech and freedom of the pre...

Eric M. Barendt is Goodman Professor of Media Law, University College, London.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:606 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.54 inPublished:November 1, 1993Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198259271

ISBN - 13:9780198259275

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Part I: ArticlesSir Brian Neill, Lord Justice of Appeal: The Media and the Lawr grubb and lawthe PressEric Barendt: David Feldman: Press Freedom and Police Access to Journalistic MaterialVincent Porter: The New European Order for Public Service BroadcastingBruno de Witte: The European Content Requirement in the EC Television Directive - Five Years AfterThomas Gibbons: The Role of the Broadcasting Complaints Commission: Current Practice and Future ProspectsGerald Dworkin: Understanding the New Copyright Environment: An Assessment of the State of Copyright Law: From Whitford to MultimediaDeborah Stones: The EC Directive on Rental and Lending Rights and Rights Related to Copyright and the Implications for the United KingdomSteve Anderman: Copyright, Compulsory Licensing, and EC Competition PolicyPart II: Annual Surveys 1995Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC and Natalia Schiffin: The European Human Rights Convention and Media LawRichard Shillito and Eric Barendt: Libel LawAndrew Nicol and Heather Rogers: Media Reporting RestrictionsJames Michael: Complaints against the MediaBroadcasting and Cable Services:Tony Ballard: (a) BroadcastingEdward Mercer: (b) Local Delivery (Cable)Stephen Bate, Mark Devereux, Colin Fraser, and John Enser: Copyright and the MediaJames Ware, David Zeffman, and John Enser: The Music Industry in 1994Vivien Rose and David Aitman: EC and United Kingdom Competition Law DevelopmentsMark Sherwood-Edwards and Julian Dickens: Legal Developments and Multimedia in 1994Part III: Review of BooksPart IV: Appendices

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`'The compass of the book is as wide as the title suggests...covers the major theories as well as the legislative attempts, with a wealth of detail as to the impact such legislation will have on the freedom of the press...excellent and strongly recommended work.''Entertainment Law Review