Gossip column: should it be abolished / Aida Fatimah Abd. Jabar, Wan Jasmira Wan Ibrahim and Wan Nur Shafida Wan Hashim

Abd. Jabar, Aida Fatimah and Wan Ibrahim, Wan Jasmira and Wan Hashim, Wan Nur Shafida (2005) Gossip column: should it be abolished / Aida Fatimah Abd. Jabar, Wan Jasmira Wan Ibrahim and Wan Nur Shafida Wan Hashim. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.


A research has been conducted in order to know the effect and impact of the gossip column from the legal perspective especially when it comes to the law of defamation, freedom of speech and expression, and individual's right to privacy. These laws are related to each other when it comes to 'gossip column'. Moreover, we shall take a look at the liability of the gossip column published in the newspaper online. In addition, we also will be looking at the perspectives of the other countries especially in United Kingdom and United States of America in dealing with the matters related. Should gossip column be abolished? Through the relevant sources, gossip column should not be abolished but certain controls need to be practiced. Gossip is still important to the growth of the entertainment industry but certain control need to be practiced in accordance with our laws, custom and culture.


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Abd. Jabar, Aida Fatimah2002375553
Wan Ibrahim, Wan Jasmira2002376295
Wan Hashim, Wan Nur Shafida2002376304
ContributionNameID Num. / Email
Thesis advisorOmar, HamsiahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Public opinion
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social change > Information technology. Information society. Digital divide
K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Conflict of interests
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies (Hons)
Item ID: 32971
Uncontrolled Keywords: gossip, column, law
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/32971


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