Professional Communication: Legal and Ethical Issues, 2nd Edition
Designed for professional communicators (journalists, PR practitioners and literary writers), Professional Communication: Legal and Ethical Issues focuses on the application of legal and ethical principals.
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Designed for professional communicators (journalists, PR practitioners and literary writers), Professional Communication: Legal and Ethical Issues focuses on the application of legal and ethical principals, examining the roles of professional communicators in Australia and the legal and ethical problems they face. This text charts the roles of professional communicators in context and looks at the relationship between the media and the legal system, using case studies to illustrate and analyse legal and ethical issues arising for Australian practitioners.
Table of contents
- Part 1 - Scoping the Environment
- Ch 1 - Positioning professional communication
- Ch 2 - Positioning the legal profession
- Ch 3 - Professional communication, self-regulation & freedom of speech
- Part 2 - Beyond Law
- Ch 4 - Ethics and Professional Communication
- Ch 5 - Privacy: an ethical and legal conundrum
- Part 3 - Sourcing and information gathering
- Ch 6 - Right To information and professional communication in Australia
- Ch 7 - Open justice v censorship; a delicate balance
- Part 4 - Publication and dissemination
- Ch 8 - Censorship, contempt & anti-terror laws: a more delicate balance
- Ch 9 - Communication and reputation: new challenges for defamation
- Ch 10 - Freedom of expression revisited: the defences to defamation
- Part 5 - Protecting communication business
- Ch 11 - Intellectual property: a new paradigm?
- Ch 12 - The new role for contracts
- Part 6 - Conclusion
- Ch 13 - Future issues for regulating professional communicators