European Media Law 2017-2018


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This collection contains:
• an extract of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the Audiovisual Media Services Directive and the e-Commerce Directive, as well as a number of other EU instruments in the field of media law and media and internet policy;
• recommendations, declarations and resolutions of the Council of Europe relating to media and information law and policy;
• the General Comment no. 34 of the UN Human Rights Committee on freedom of opinion and expression and the UN Human Rights Council’s Resolution on the promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the internet; and
• three book chapters, one analysing the characteristics and developments in the case-law on freedom of expression, media and journalism under the European human rights system, one examining the relation and confl icts between the right to freedom of expression and the right to privacy and one on the independence of media regulators in Europe.

This collection of materials is part of the study material and documentation for the course “European Media Law” (Master in Laws, Exchange Programme in Law, LLM in International Business Law and LLM in International and European Law, Law Faculty, Ghent University, Belgium) for the academic year 2017-2018, together with
the e-book “Freedom of Expression, the Media and Journalists. Caselaw of the European Court of Human Rights”, Strasbourg, European Audiovisual Observatory, 2016, D. Voorhoof and T. McGonagle (eds), freely available online at

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ISBN: 978-9-4603-5488-5

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