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A Jack of Many Faces

Advantages: A thorough analysis of the facts and theories for its time
Disadvantages: Some unnecessary whimisical flights of fancy

...1988 was a hell of a year for Jack the Ripper enthusiasts. Being the centenary of London’s “Autumn of Terror”, few producers, publishers, historians, writers and professional criminologists missed a trick. From movies about a copycat serial killer called ...

BlackSwan 31.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Jack the Ripper Summing up and Verdict - Colin Wilson

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It's called "Essential" for a reason

Advantages: Lots of information you may need
Disadvantages: Needs to be updated every year due to law changes

This paperback book is useful to anyone studying journalism, particularly if you are taking the NCTJ pre-entry exams. It's also handy for any type of media company to have an up-dated copy of it. The version I have is the 17th Edition and it cost £14.9 ...

Mel27 30.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of McNae's Essential Law for Journalists - Tom Welsh, Walter Greenwood

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If you publish writing - read this!

Advantages: excellent standard of information; reasonably accessible
Disadvantages: many revisions have left this edition clumsy in parts

In no area of endeavour, I think, do so many urban myths exist as in the law. and possibly the greatest common misunderstandings relate to the laws of defamation. As ever, ignorance of the law is no defence, yet thousands of people (perhaps including some ...

merlina 14.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of McNae's Essential Law for Journalists - Tom Welsh, Walter Greenwood

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