Readership: General readers interested in understanding the law and how the law balances the right to privacy with the freedom of the press.
Joshua Rozenberg, Legal Editor, The Daily Telegraph
""Rozenberg's book provides a solid foundation for understanding the relevent legal issues and presents the law in a manner sophisticated enough for lawyers, yet accessible enough for a wider audience"" - King's College Law Journal, Tanya Aplin
"...a very good book, which once you start you cannot put down... the research is meticulous and the book, whilst entertaining and readable, completely accurate. ...I recommend this book to lawyers, journalists, politicians and those seeking to protect their privacy." - Jennifer McDermott, European Human Rights Law Review
"... learned and entertaining survey of the whole field of media laws ... This survey is valuable, as well as entertaining." - Oxford
Today: The University Magazine
"... this book by Joshua Rozenberg admirably puts the case for what his fellow journalists would regard as a sensible balance between freedom from intrusion and freedom of speech - between privacy and the press." - Media Lawyer
"... provides a review of the topic that is both satisfying and entertaining." - Media Lawyer
"Joshua Rozenberg explains the tangled legal complexities with clarity and in a lively style ... The arguments are finely balanced ... The debate will continue and be better informed as a result of this book." - Ham & High (Hampstead & Highgate Express)
"This book shines a clear and welcome light through the undergrowth of legal concepts and
principles, to which has been added the recent human rights law. It is written for anyone who wants to understand just where we are today in an area of the law that is constantly shifting. This debate can only really be understood in a legal context, to which this book provides a clear and valuable guide." - Anna Ford, New Statesman.
"witty, learned discourse. A chief pleasure of the book is its style." - David Wurizel, Counsel
"both satisfying and entertaining." - Editory, Media Lawyer
"This very clear and extremely well-written book will be essential reading for anyone interested in the law as it affects what can be published in the press." - Alasdair Palmer, Sunday
"Rozenberg has written a clear, accessible account for a more general reader. -Alan Rusbridger, The Guardian Review"
1: Confidence or Privacy?
2: Hello! OK?
3: A Free Press
4: Respecting Private Life
5: Privacy and the Press
6: A Chilling Effect
7: Responsible Journalism
8: Looking to the Future