A journalism training firm has come up with a new solution to questions on libel and defamation – the Libel Detector!
Trainer Cleland Thom has produced a concise and easy-to-access checklist of the common dangers and pitfalls for journalists.
It comes laminated and is suitable for display on a notice board or to keep for handy reference in your drawer.
Cleland, who is based in London, said: “Journalists live with the ever-present threat of libel. It is often the small, silly things that catch us out. And mistakes can be costly. A Libel Detector can help you avoid them.
“The detector provides a quick, simple guide to the problem areas, the things to look out for, the things to check, and the hidden dangers. It lists the dos and don’ts at a glance. If you read any story against it, the risks will be plain to see.”
Cleland Thom’s business delivers law training at newspapers and radio stations all over the UK and operates a Legal Hotline service for journalists who need help with legal queries.
The new detectors cost £9.95 each. E-mail email@example.com for more details.
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