Publish and be Damned? Keeping your Content Legal (15:45 - 16:45)

Get the inside track on how to safely publish content and engage audiences - no jail time included!

Publish and be damned



sunderland, The National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland. SR6 0GL


Could your content land you with a huge legal bill? Or worse, in the dock facing a prison sentence?

The digital space is a minefield for legal issues. Many first-time bloggers, vloggers and citizen journalists are unaware of the the legal considerations they must make before they click 'publish'.

Join Carole Watson, senior lecturer in media law and former journalist with the Daily Mirror and Grazia, to learn how to publish legally-safe content and police your audience’s engagement, while avoiding legal pitfalls such as libel, privacy, contempt, copyright and anonymity laws.

This session is suitable for those with little or no experience in the field and those wanting a media law refresher and update.


Who is this for?

Creative professionals, new entrants and students.


Publish and be damned
Carole Watson Senior lecturer in media law, University of Sunderland


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