Burrows and Cheer Media Law in New Zealand, 7th edition - LN Red Book

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Burrows and Cheer Media Law in New Zealand is a complete account and analysis of all aspects of the law affecting the media in New Zealand.

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The authoritative text Burrows and Cheer Media Law in New Zealand provides comprehensive and definitive coverage of the topic of media law. A must have text for students of media law, lawyers, journalists and other media professionals. Burrows and Cheer Media Law in New Zealand is the standard, established reference work in the area written in a clear and straightforward manner without legal jargon that appeals to both legal professionals and the layperson.

In this 7th edition, the author has comprehensively updated the text to reflect rapid changes in law since 2010, particularly with regards to defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, contempt and court reporting, official information, and media complaints bodies. A new chapter on the New Zealand advertising standards regime has also been added.​

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Table of contents

1. Penalties and Remedies

2. Defamation

3. Defences to a Defamation Action

4. Copyright

5. Breach of Confidence

6. Privacy

7. Other Civil Liabilities

8. Reporting Court Proceedings

9. Contempt of Court

10. Criminal Offences

11. Reporting Parliament and Local Authorities

12. Freedom of Information

13. Investigation and Interview

14. Complaints

15. Advertising Standards

16. The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990