Decoding Defamation : A need-to-know guide for journalists

Phippen, Lesley (2014) Decoding Defamation : A need-to-know guide for journalists. Index on Censorship, 43 (3). pp. 96-100. ISSN 0306-4220. E-ISSN 1746-6067. (doi:10.1177/0306422014548150) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

UK defamation law was reformed earlier this year, but what does it mean for the media? An article discussing some of the effects of the reforms to defamation law by the defamation Act 2013. The article considers various aspects of the legislation e.g. the effect of section 1.The article also raises concerns about issues not addressed in the legislation such as what actually amounts to defamation and costs involved in actions.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/0306422014548150
Uncontrolled keywords: Defamation reform journalists
Subjects: K Law
K Law > KD England and Wales
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Centre for Journalism
Depositing User: Lesley Phippen
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2014 16:37 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 13:46 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/45528 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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