Social media: keeping it legal and ethical

Aimed at:

Individuals or organisations in journalism, the media, publishing, the arts or entertainment at a personal, local, national or international level (consumer or business to business)


  • Recent court cases on social media
  • Who’s responsible for what you say in a Tweet, on Facebook or on your blog?
  • Controlling your output without stifling the conversation
  • Defamation, especially distinguishing between reporting disputes and taking sides
  • When is a comment a breach of confidence or privacy?
  • How to review a product and stay on the right side of the law
  • Free debate and contempt of court – when your Tweet might land you in court
  • Humour and opinion in the digital world
  • A look forward to the future possible social media legal and ethical landscape
  • Exercises and opportunities for Q&As throughout
  • Post workshop mentoring and feedback available (extra fee payable) 

Location: NCTJ offices, Newport, Essex, but it can also be delivered as an in-house course

Date: To be set according to delegates' needs

Cost: £275 plus VAT per delegate

Contact us for more information. To book a place, please complete the form below.