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There are quite a few laws and codes of conduct that regulate what you can and cannot write as a journalist.

Defamation, copyright and incrimination are only some of the legal risks you need to look out for when sourcing, crafting and publishing a story.

To make sure you do not end up on the wrong side of the law, Andrew Knight from The London School of Journalism has put together a handy list of ten legal dangers to be aware of.  

Sound knowledge of the law is essential to avoid legal problems. If you want to brush up on your media law knowledge, join our online masterclass.

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