1. edition 2011, 320 pages, paperback.
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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this analysis of media law in Denmark surveys the massively altered and enlarged legal landscape traditionally encompassed in laws pertaining to freedom of expression and regulation of communications. Everywhere, a shift from mass media to mass self-communication has put enormous pressure on traditional law models.
An introduction describing the main actors and salient aspects of media markets is followed by in-depth analyses of print media, radio and television broadcasting, the Internet, commercial communications, political advertising, concentration in media markets, and media regulation. Among the topics that arise for discussion are privacy, cultural policy, protection of minors, competition policy, access to digital gateways, protection of journalists sources, standardization and interoperability, and liability of intermediaries. Relevant case law is considered throughout, as are various ethical codes.
A clear, comprehensive overview of media legislation, case law, and doctrine, presented from the practitioner s point of view, this book is a valuable time-saving resource for all concerned with media and communication freedom. Lawyers representing parties with interests in Denmark will welcome this very useful guide, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative media law.
Table of Contents
List of Abbreviations
Part I. Freedom of Speech
Chapter 1. Freedom of Speech and Section 77 of the Constitution
Chapter 2. Other Issues
Part II. Regulation of Media
Chapter 1. The Journalists Profession
Chapter 2. Journalists Rights
Chapter 3. Journalists Liability
Chapter 4. Right to Reply
Chapter 5. Access to Public Information
Chapter 6. Press Council and Ethics of Journalism
Chapter 7. Copyright Protection in the Media Sector
Part III. Regulation of Audiovisual Media Services
Chapter 1. The Broadcasting Act
Chapter 2. Public Service Broadcasting
Chapter 3. Private Broadcasting
Chapter 4. Advertising, Sponsorship and Other Content Rules
Chapter 5. Media License
Chapter 6. Right to Information
Chapter 7. Access to Networks
Chapter 8. Standards and Interoperability
Part IV. Cross Ownership, Competition and State Aid Regulation
Part V. Supervision - Media Regulator: The Radio and Television Board