Media freedom as a fundamental right / Jan Oster.
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
xlii, 292 pages ; 24 cm.
Cambridge intellectual property and information law.
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. The Theoretical Foundations of Media Freedom The rationales for freedom of expression Theory of media freedom Part II. General Rules on Media Freedom Beneficiaries of media freedom: who is 'the media'? The content of media freedom: media speech privileges and institutional protection of the media The notion of an 'interference' with media freedom Justification of an interference with media freedom Part III. Specific Limitations to Media Freedom Personality rights and intellectual property as 'rights of others' Threats to public order interests: national security, territorial integrity, public safety and prevention of disorder and crime The protection of health and morals Maintaining the authority and impartiality of the judiciary Incitement to hatred Religiously offensive publications Restrictions on commercial publications Media pluralism.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.