Getting your head around the ins and outs of defamation can be difficult, but it is an incredibly important concept to understand. Our fact sheet explains what defamation is, what can be considered defamatory material and what some of the legal defences are.
FACT SHEET (PDF): SYN Guide to Understanding Defamation
For more information on media law, we think these external sites are worth checking out:
ACMI – Legal and Ethical Issues
Community Broadcasting Association of Australia – Community Radio Codes of Practice
Australian Communication and Media Authority – Community TV Code of Practice
Disclaimer: SYN is not formally affiliated with the above websites and is not responsible for the currency, accuracy or content of these sites.