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Online Introduction to Media Law 2021 with David Banks


November / 17 / Wed  @  10:00 am  -  November / 17 / Wed  @  1:00 pm




NUJ members resident in Wales £10.00
NUJ Member - Not resident in Wales £25.00
Members of other unions resident in Wales £10.00
Non-union members resident in Wales £10.00
Non-residents of Wales £35.00


NUJ Cymru Training Wales,
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A basic knowledge of media law is essential for journalism, and whether you’re a student, hyperlocal publisher, community news reporter, blogger, podcaster, freelance or recently returned to the sector after a careers break, this course is an unmissable grounding in the basics of media law in 2021.

Leading UK media law expert David Banks will deliver a three-hour online session aimed at equipping you with good working knowledge of the main legal pitfalls involved in publication in print or on the web, or via broadcast media.

The session will cover:

  • Libel
  • Contempt
  • Privacy, confidentiality and data protection
  • Reporting restrictions in the courts
  • Sexual offences
  • Copyright
  • Media ethics and watchdogs

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You are only eligible to register for this course if you live and/or work in Wales because it is funded by Welsh Government.

If you are a member of the NUJ and have been made redundant in the last six months, or are facing redundancy you are entitled to two days of training free of charge. Please contact us for more details.

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