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Media freedom as a fundamental right Jan Oster

By: Oster, Jan, 1978-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge intellectual property and information law ; 30.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015Description: xlii, 292 p. ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107098954 (hardback).Subject(s): Freedom of speech -- Freedom of the press -- Freedom of information -- Mass media freedom | Freedom of information | Freedom of expression | Mass media -- Law and legislation | LAW / Intellectual Property / GeneralDDC classification: 342.0853 Other classification:
Contents:
Part I. The Theoretical Foundations of Media Freedom -- The rationales for freedom of expression -- Theory of media freedom -- Part II. General Rules on Media Freedom -- Beneficiaries of media freedom: who is 'the media'? -- The content of media freedom : media speech privileges and institutional protection of the media -- The notion of an 'interference' with media freedom -- Justification of an interference with media freedom -- Part III. Specific Limitations to Media Freedom -- Personality rights and intellectual property as 'rights of others' -- Threats to public order interests: national security, territorial integrity, public safety and prevention of disorder and crime -- The protection of health and morals -- Maintaining the authority and impartiality of the judiciary -- Incitement to hatred -- Religiously offensive publications -- Restrictions on commercial publications -- Media pluralism.
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Law Collection 342.0853 O77 (Browse shelf) 135666 Available 135666

Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-283) and index.

Part I. The Theoretical Foundations of Media Freedom -- The rationales for freedom of expression -- Theory of media freedom -- Part II. General Rules on Media Freedom -- Beneficiaries of media freedom: who is 'the media'? -- The content of media freedom : media speech privileges and institutional protection of the media -- The notion of an 'interference' with media freedom -- Justification of an interference with media freedom -- Part III. Specific Limitations to Media Freedom -- Personality rights and intellectual property as 'rights of others' -- Threats to public order interests: national security, territorial integrity, public safety and prevention of disorder and crime -- The protection of health and morals -- Maintaining the authority and impartiality of the judiciary -- Incitement to hatred -- Religiously offensive publications -- Restrictions on commercial publications -- Media pluralism.

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