Oster, Jan, 1978-

Media freedom as a fundamental right / Jan Oster. - Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2015. - xlii, 292 p. - Cambridge intellectual property and information law . - Cambridge intellectual property and information law. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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Freedom of the press.
Freedom of information.
Freedom of expression.
Mass media -- Law and legislation.

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