McNae's Essential Law for Journalists maintains its reputation as the definitive guide for journalists and students. Endorsed by the National Council for the Training of Journalists as the essential text for students on journalism courses, it provides an unrivalled level of accuracy and detail. It is the indispensable, complete and portable resource for the practicing journalist or editor; used in newsrooms, court rooms and at public meetings across the country. Now in its 20th edition and featuring a new author team, this acclaimed book has been made even more user-friendly and accessible. The authors' straightforward language, engaging writing style and use of topical examples clearly explain the law and bring it to life. Featuring key point summaries, clear cross-references, and practical advice, McNae's continues to meet the needs of every busy journalist and student who need quick answers to the questions they face in their day-to-day work.