Law: Entertainment, Sports & Media Law

  • European Media in Crisis: Values, Risks and Policies book cover

    European Media in Crisis

    Values, Risks and Policies

    Edited by Josef Trappel, Jeanette Steemers, Barbara Thomass

    When the financial markets collapsed in 2008, the media industry was affected by a major slump in advertising revenues, and a formerly highly successful business model fell into a state of decay. This economic crisis has threatened core social values of contemporary democracies, such as freedom,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • The Law of Public Communication book cover

    The Law of Public Communication

    10th Edition

    By Kent R. Middleton, William E. Lee, Daxton Stewart

    Now in its 10th edition, The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of media law that includes the most current legal developments today. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, PR practitioners, photographers, and other public communicators. By providing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Governance in Sport: The future of sport imagined book cover

    Ethics and Governance in Sport

    The future of sport imagined

    Edited by Yves Vanden Auweele, Elaine Cook, Jim Parry

    What is, or what should be, the function of sport in a globalized, commercialized world? Why does sport matter in the 21st century? In Ethics and Governance in Sport: the future of sport imagined, an ensemble of leading international experts from across the fields of sport management and ethics…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Social Media and the Law: A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals book cover

    Social Media and the Law

    A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Daxton Stewart

    Edited by Daxton Stewart

    Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat allow users to connect with one another and share information with the click of a mouse or a tap on a touchscreen—and have become vital tools for professionals in the news and strategic communication fields. But as…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Media & Entertainment Law book cover

    Media & Entertainment Law

    3rd Edition

    By Ursula Smartt

    Media & Entertainment Law presents a contemporary analysis of the law relating to the media and entertainment industries both in terms of its practical application and its theoretical framework, providing a broad and comprehensive coverage of these fast changing branches of the law. Fully…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge

  • Public Service Broadcasting 3.0: Legal Design for the Digital Present book cover

    Public Service Broadcasting 3.0

    Legal Design for the Digital Present

    By Mira Burri

    The digital media environment is characterized by an abundance and diversity of content, a multiplicity of platforms, new modes of content production, distribution and access, and changed patterns of consumer and business behaviour. This has challenged the traditional model of public service…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Law

  • Video Games and the Law book cover

    Video Games and the Law

    By Elizabeth Townsend Gard, W Ronald Gard

    The video game industry is big business, not only in terms of the substantial revenue generated through retail sales of games themselves, but also in terms of the size and value of parallel and secondary markets. Consider any popular video game today, and you most likely are looking at a franchise…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • Inclusion and Exclusion in Competitive Sport: Socio-Legal and Regulatory Perspectives book cover

    Inclusion and Exclusion in Competitive Sport

    Socio-Legal and Regulatory Perspectives

    By Seema Patel

    Society is obsessed with categorising and treating individuals and groups according to their physical and non-physical differences, such as sex, gender, disability and race. This treatment can lead to the inclusion or exclusion of an individual from the tangible and intangible benefits of society.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The International Olympic Committee, Law, and Accountability book cover

    The International Olympic Committee, Law, and Accountability

    By Ryan Gauthier

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the largest and most important sporting event in the world. Yet who exactly is accountable for its successes and failures? This book examines the legitimacy and accountability of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). This non-governmental organisation wields…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Football, Corruption and Lies: Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban book cover

    Football, Corruption and Lies

    Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    World football is in crisis. The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA is arguably the biggest story in the history of modern sport and a watershed for sport governance. More than a decade ago, John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson laid the foundations for subsequent investigations with the publication of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Dispute Resolution in Sport: Athletes, Law and Arbitration book cover

    Dispute Resolution in Sport

    Athletes, Law and Arbitration

    By David McArdle

    An increasing number of sport disputes are being resolved by way of arbitration. This is the first book to critically examine the processes and benefits of sportspecific arbitration as compared to litigation. The book explores, in depth, the development of alternative dispute resolutions in sports,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Balancing Privacy and Free Speech: Unwanted Attention in the Age of Social Media book cover

    Balancing Privacy and Free Speech

    Unwanted Attention in the Age of Social Media

    By Mark Tunick

    In an age of smartphones, Facebook and YouTube, privacy may seem to be a norm of the past. This book addresses ethical and legal questions that arise when media technologies are used to give individuals unwanted attention. Drawing from a broad range of cases within the US, UK, Australia, Europe,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

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