‘A concise and illuminating guide to what is becoming increasingly difficult terrain for the media and others to traverse.
‘The rise of digital media poses special legal and ethical problems for journalists, bloggers and ordinary citizens, but Cleland Thom cuts through the haze to offer insight into how to operate safely in the new landscape.
‘His case studies ranging from the copyright of Tweets to the dangers of posts left on message boards are both fascinating and bang up to date.
‘Cleland brilliantly uses such examples to highlight the challenges many of us face in trying to steer our way through complex online legal issues.’
Dave Porter, Programme leader, BA Multimedia Journalism, Manchester Metropolitan University