TITLE

Reflections on the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative: A Template for Modern Media Law Reform?

AUTHOR(S)
Craufurd Smith, Rachael
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Media Law;Dec2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p199
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative, particularly the law reform in Iceland. It states that IMMI, which was passed by the Parliament of Iceland on June 16, 2010, aims to protect world's media, investigative journalists, and whistleblowers. It says that IMMI will includes legislations on freedom of information, improve protection for whistleblowers, and asisst in forming virtual limited liability companies. It mentions that the IMMI is a unique initiative because it encompasses all kinds of media, offers protection to all people such as bloggers, and promote access to information. It adds that the initiative could attract companies to relocate to Iceland.
ACCESSION #
63157146

 

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