Inforrm recently featured a list of media law academic articles published in the last 6 months. Since then we’ve been notified by readers of a number of other items, some slightly outside our chronological cut-off. We’re happy to bend the rules (given that six months is a short time in academic terms) to include them here, and also list some recently published books.
We draw attention to the following:
- ‘The Criticism of Trading Corporations and their Right to Sue for Defamation‘, Jan Oster, King’s College London, 2 JETL 255, 2011.
- ‘A Right to Delete?’ Paul A. Bernal, European Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 2, No.2, 2011 (also featured on Inforrm here)
- ‘Regulating for Trust in Journalism: Standards regulation in the age of blended media‘, Lara Fielden, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (also featured on Inforrm here)
- ‘The Right to Information and Privacy: Balancing Rights and Managing Conflicts’, David Banisar, 2011
- ‘National Right to Information Laws, Regulations and Bills 2011 Map‘, David Banisar, Article 19: Global Campaign for Free Expression, November 22, 2011
- ‘Data Protection Laws Around the World Map’, David Banisar, Article 19: Global Campaign for Free Expression, November 1, 2011
- ECHR Internet: case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, 2011 [PDF]
The Journal of Media Law (by subscription) has now published its December edition which includes these articles:
- Privacy and Hypocrisy, pp. 169-177(9) , Devine, John Willia
- Privacy Injunctions: No Obligation to Notify Pre-Publication, pp. 179-192(14), Hughes, Kirsty
- An Anomaly: Special Damages for Libel, pp. 193-197(5), Campbell, John
- The World Wide Web: Life Blood for the Public or Poison for the Jury? pp. 199-210(12), Grey, Siobhan
- Does the Open Justice Principle Require Cameras to be Permitted in the Courtroom and the Broadcasting of Legal Proceedings? pp. 211-236(26), Thompson, Edward
- Superficial Harmonisation Versus One-Size-Fits All: The Implementation of European State Aid Principles in Flanders and the Netherlands pp. 237-261(25), Donders, Karen
- Determining Regulatory Competence for Audiovisual Media Services in the European Union, pp. 263-285(23), Smith, Rachael Craufurd
- Copyright, Licences, and Statutory Fraud pp. 287-303(17), Deazley, Ronan; Sullivan, Robert
- ‘Graduated Response’ à l’Anglaise: Online Copyright Infringement and the Digital Economy Act 2010 pp. 305-347(43), Barron, Anne
An e-book by former courts reporter Sarah Chapman, ‘Covering Criminal Courts: A Survival Guide’ is aimed at journalists and is available here.
A new book on phone hacking has been published this month (disclosure: I’ve co-authored one of the chapters), The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial, edited by Richard Lance Keeble and John Mair (Arima 2012) and authors include Brian Cathcart, Glenda Cooper, Jackie Newton and Sallyann Duncan, Richard Peppiatt, Alan Rusbridger, John Tulloch, Steven Barnett, Stewart Purvis, Kevin Marsh, Nicholas Jones, John Lloyd and Chris Atkins.
Other recent titles include:
- Media and Entertainment Law by Ursula Smartt (21 Apr 2011)
- Law and the Media by Duncan Bloy and Sarah Hadwin (25 Aug 2011)
- Media Law and Ethics (Routledge Communication Series) by Roy L. Moore and Michael D. Murray (31 Jan 2012)
- Employment Libel & Privacy Law 2011 by The Media Law Resource Center Inc. (8 Dec 2011)
- Media Regulation: Governance and the Interests of Citizens and Consumers by Peter Lunt and Sonia Livingstone (9 Dec 2011)
- You Can’t Read This Book: Censorship in an Age of Freedom by Nick Cohen (19 Jan 2012)
- Wikileaks by Charlie Beckett and James Ball (6 Jan 2012)
- [Update] The Rise and Fall of Television Journalism by Steven Barnett (Bloomsbury Academic 2011)
A new edition of McNae’s Essential Law for Journalists, edited by Mark Hanna and Mike Dodd, is due out on 30 March 2012.
Other forthcoming titles listed on Amazon (for publication in 2012-13) include:
- Privacy Injunctions & the Media: A Practice Manual by Iain Goldrein (1 Apr 2012)
- Legal and Ethical Issues in the Media (Key Concerns in Media Studies) by Dr Tim Dwyer (23 Mar 2012)
- Crook’s Media Law: Analysing Key Cases: Main Elements of UK and US Media Law, Practice, Theory and International Perspectives by Tim Crook (30 Sep 2013)
- Social Media and the Law: A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals by Daxton Stewart (1 Feb 2013)
- Electronic Media Law and Regulation by Kenneth C. Creech (1 Nov 2013)
- MLRC 50-State Survey: Employment Libel & Privacy Law 2012 by The Media Law Resource Center Inc. (Sep 2012)
- Routledge Handbook of Media Law by Monroe E. Price and Stefaan Verhulst (15 Jul 2012).
- [Update] Privacy and Libel Law: The Clash with Press Freedom by Paul Tweed (Bloomsbury Professional 2012)
Please add your own suggestions for articles and resources in the comments below, or drop me an email firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll note them in future round ups.