Media Laws

Media law is law that regulates media production and use. Media law can encompass many different types of media including broadcast television, internet and print media.

Such as the legal regulation of culture, entertainment, advertising, broadcasting, telecommunications and generally anything relating to digital and analogue media.  This can include books, video, audio, photographs, graphics, software, databases, online publications and other content. Legal issues that arise in the field of media law include:

  • Intellectual property
  • Defamation
  • Confidentiality
  • Privacy
  • Freedom of Information
  • Employment
  • Commercial contracts