Whether you are an experienced journalist who had legal training before online publishing was a consideration or are simply in need of a media law refresher, this course is for you.
The course covers:
- Libel and contempt
- Privacy and confidentiality
- The Data Protection Act
- Social media and the law
- Guidance on comment moderation
About Richard DanburyRichard qualified as a lawyer in 1994, and used to practice in criminal law. Since then, he has spent a decade or so as a broadcast journalist at the BBC, working on programmes such as Newsnight and Panorama, and in 2010 was the deputy editor of the BBC's Prime Ministerial Debate programme.
He has submitted his doctoral thesis at Oxford on special treatment of institutional journalism in English law, having been supervised by Dr Alison Young, and as of November 2013 awaits his viva.
He is a media law trainer for the BBC, and is the mentor on Channel 4's Investigative Journalism Training Scheme.