These web pages support the best-selling McNae's Essential Law for Journalists and include links to accompanying online resources for journalism students and teachers, as well as features, articles, and tips of use to all practising journalists.
Rape case defendants not allowed anonymity
The Court of Appeal holds that judges have no power to make orders giving defendants in rape cases anonymity. McNae's co-author Mike Dodd was present in court during the case...
This is the law book that's essential for any journalist. It cuts through the legal waffle and is a vital reference tool whether you work in print, broadcast or digital media. Andy Cairns, Executive Editor, Sky Sports News
McNae's Essential Law for Journalists has deservedly become an institution in its own right. Lord Hunt of Wirral, Chair of the Press Complaints Commission
Endorsed by the NCTJ as the essential text on journalism courses, the book is regarded as the definitive guide for journalists and students. It is the indispensable, complete and portable resource; used in newsrooms, courtrooms and public meetings.
TV cameras in court
This year's NCTJ Essential Media Law Award winner, Alice Neal, addresses government plans to allow TV cameras into court.
Glossary on the go
Don't get caught out by legalese. Carry McNae's glossary on your smartphone and test yourself wherever you are. Glossary available as flashcards or alphabetical list.