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Published: 06 June 2013

312 Pages


ISBN: 9780199668663

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Privacy and Media Freedom

Raymond Wacks

  • A clear, accessible introduction to the highly topical and controversial subject of privacy and freedom of expression
  • Gives a broad international picture of privacy threats and its protection, especially under the UK Human Rights Act 1998
  • Provides an historical, sociological, and legal account of privacy, and a theoretical analysis of freedom of expression
  • Includes a detailed, critical account of the law, the media self-regulatory system, remedies for breaches of privacy, and the relevant findings and recommendations of the 2012 Leveson Inquiry Report

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