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International Libel and Privacy Handbook [electronic resource] : A Global Reference for Journalists, Publishers, Webmasters, and Lawyers

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781118357057Series: BloombergPublication details: New York : Wiley, 2013.Edition: 3rd edISBN:
  • 9781118416891
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: International Libel and Privacy Handbook : A Global Reference for Journalists, Publishers, Webmasters, and LawyersDDC classification:
  • 345.0256 346.03/4 346.034
LOC classification:
  • K930 .I58 2013
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface: Understanding Media Law in the Global Context; Acknowledgments; Introduction: How to Use This Book; Part I Americas; Chapter 1 Argentina; Introduction to the Argentinean Legal System; 1. What is the locally accepted definition of libel?; 2. Is libel by implication recognized, or, in the alternative, must the complained-of words alone defame the plaintiff?; 3. May corporations sue for libel?; 4. Is product disparagement recognized, and if so, how does that differ from libel?
10. Is there a privilege for quoting or reporting on:11. Is there a privilege for republishing statements made earlier by other, bona fide, reliable publications or wire services?; 12. Are there any restrictions regarding reporting on:; 13. Are prior restraints or other prepublication injunctions available on the basis of libel or privacy, and, if so, what are the standards for obtaining such relief?; 14. Is a right of privacy recognized (either civilly or criminally)?
15. May reporters tape-record their own telephone conversations for note-taking purposes (not rebroadcast) without the consent of the other party?16. If it is permissible to record such tapes, may they be broadcast without permission?; 17. Is there a recognized evidentiary privilege preventing the disclosure of confidential sources relied upon by reporters?; 18. In the event that legal papers are served upon the newsroom (such as a civil complaint), are there any particular warnings about accepting service of which we should be aware?
19. Has your jurisdiction applied established media law to Internet publishers?20. If established media law has been applied to Internet publishers, are there any ways in which Internet publishers (including chat room operators) have to meet different standards?; 21. Are there any cases where the courts have enforced a judgment in libel from another jurisdiction against a publisher in your jurisdiction?; Notes; Chapter 2 Brazil; Introduction to the Brazilian Civil Code and Media Law; 1. What is the locally accepted definition of libel?
2. Is libel by implication recognized, or, in the alternative, must the complained-of words alone defame the plaintiff?
5. Must an individual be clearly identified (by name or photograph) to sue for libel? Can a group of persons sue for libel even though not named?6. What is the fault standard(s) applied to libel?; 7. Is financial news about publicly traded companies, or companies involved with a government contract, considered a matter of public interest or otherwise privileged?; 8. Is there a recognized protection for opinion or "fair comment" on matters of public concern?; 9. Are there any requirements upon a plaintiff, such as demand for retraction or right of reply, and if so, what impact do they have?
Summary: An indispensable survival guide for anyone in the media industry and the lawyers who serve them Especially now, in an age of instant global access through digital media, it is vitally important that journalists, authors and publishers, as well as the lawyers who serve them, be fully up on the laws governing media, worldwide. The ultimate resource for all the media content providers and purveyors, this fully updated and expanded Third Edition of the critically-acclaimed handbook offers you instant access to relevant libel and privacy laws and important legal rulings in the Europe, Asia
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface: Understanding Media Law in the Global Context; Acknowledgments; Introduction: How to Use This Book; Part I Americas; Chapter 1 Argentina; Introduction to the Argentinean Legal System; 1. What is the locally accepted definition of libel?; 2. Is libel by implication recognized, or, in the alternative, must the complained-of words alone defame the plaintiff?; 3. May corporations sue for libel?; 4. Is product disparagement recognized, and if so, how does that differ from libel?

10. Is there a privilege for quoting or reporting on:11. Is there a privilege for republishing statements made earlier by other, bona fide, reliable publications or wire services?; 12. Are there any restrictions regarding reporting on:; 13. Are prior restraints or other prepublication injunctions available on the basis of libel or privacy, and, if so, what are the standards for obtaining such relief?; 14. Is a right of privacy recognized (either civilly or criminally)?

15. May reporters tape-record their own telephone conversations for note-taking purposes (not rebroadcast) without the consent of the other party?16. If it is permissible to record such tapes, may they be broadcast without permission?; 17. Is there a recognized evidentiary privilege preventing the disclosure of confidential sources relied upon by reporters?; 18. In the event that legal papers are served upon the newsroom (such as a civil complaint), are there any particular warnings about accepting service of which we should be aware?

19. Has your jurisdiction applied established media law to Internet publishers?20. If established media law has been applied to Internet publishers, are there any ways in which Internet publishers (including chat room operators) have to meet different standards?; 21. Are there any cases where the courts have enforced a judgment in libel from another jurisdiction against a publisher in your jurisdiction?; Notes; Chapter 2 Brazil; Introduction to the Brazilian Civil Code and Media Law; 1. What is the locally accepted definition of libel?

2. Is libel by implication recognized, or, in the alternative, must the complained-of words alone defame the plaintiff?

5. Must an individual be clearly identified (by name or photograph) to sue for libel? Can a group of persons sue for libel even though not named?6. What is the fault standard(s) applied to libel?; 7. Is financial news about publicly traded companies, or companies involved with a government contract, considered a matter of public interest or otherwise privileged?; 8. Is there a recognized protection for opinion or "fair comment" on matters of public concern?; 9. Are there any requirements upon a plaintiff, such as demand for retraction or right of reply, and if so, what impact do they have?

An indispensable survival guide for anyone in the media industry and the lawyers who serve them Especially now, in an age of instant global access through digital media, it is vitally important that journalists, authors and publishers, as well as the lawyers who serve them, be fully up on the laws governing media, worldwide. The ultimate resource for all the media content providers and purveyors, this fully updated and expanded Third Edition of the critically-acclaimed handbook offers you instant access to relevant libel and privacy laws and important legal rulings in the Europe, Asia