This page is meant to accompany the participants from their first steps into the competition and reinforce their understanding of substantive legal issues for the competition.

Scroll down to find a series of video tutorials on some legal issues at stake in the Price Moot cases, on Media law and freedom of expression, a comprehensive Media Law Reference Database, and links to case-law, legislation and juridical doctrine repositories from various jurisdictions around the world.

Freedom of the Media in a Comparative Perspective

Joan Barata Mir, Professor of Communication Law at Blanquerna Communication School, Universitat Ramon Llull of Barcelona, discusses the legal standards for the protection of media freedom in different jurisdictions and legal cultures, the challenges of new technologies, and the rise of non-professional practices of news dissemination with PCMLP’s Paolo Cavaliere.

The Protection of Journalists under International Law

Julia Hoffmann, Assistant Professor of Human Rights, Media and Conflict at the UN-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica, illustrates the legal status of journalists and the various protections available under international law to safeguard their role.

Privacy and Journalism in Pakistan

Why is privacy important and how does it relate to the exercise of journalistic functions? Faheem Zafar, Research Coordinator of Bytes for All Pakistan, discusses an example of how legal frameworks can affect the everyday life of journalists and ordinary citizens with PCMLP’s Paolo Cavaliere.

Journalism, Ethics and Self-Regulation in Egypt

How can mass media be regulated in accordance with the rights and responsibilities of journalists and news disseminators? Nermeen Al Azrak, Lecturer in Journalism and Mass Communication at Cairo University, discusses the pattern of media ethics and self-regulation from the perspective of Egypt with PCMLP’s Paolo Cavaliere.

Internet Fundamentals

Christian Sandvig, Associate Professor in Communication Studies at University of Michigan, explains the web architecture of the Internet and how it relates to its global governance.

An Introduction to International Media Law

A comprehensive video overview of the different conventions and charters that govern freedom of expression in international law led by Paolo Cavaliere, a Research Officer at PCMLP.

Freedom of expression and pluralism in Europe

A more advanced video tutorial from Paolo Cavaliere examining the concepts of freedom of expression and pluralism in the case-law systems of the Court of Justice of the EU and of the European Court of Human Rights.

Media Law Reference Database

A compilation of useful media law articles, conventions and cases that offer a broad introduction to the subject of international media law plus a video guide through this database led by Monroe E. Price after whom the competition was named.

An Introduction to the Price Moot Court & Using the Media Law Reference Dabase

In this video, Monroe E. Price, after whom the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition is named, gives us both an introduction to the Price Moot as well as an overview of how to use and think about the resources provided in this database.

Click here to download the International Media Law Reference Database

Comparative Media Law Resources

In order to offer a wide overview on media law in a comparative perspective, we have put together a list of web-based resources on legislation, case-law and scholarship from various jurisdictions around the world. Participants can access here a broad range of resources to start their research and explore the comparative approaches to media law in different regions.

Click here to access the resources’ list.