Media Law

Is the general term for all laws relating to the press, radio, TV as well as all new forms of communication such as the internet.

Media law:

  • Press Law
  • Broadcasting Law
  • Publishing & Print Media Law
  • Copyright Law
  • New media and communications
  • Right to self-image

The media law regulates use and availability of media content. Invalid and illegal media report s can be combated in the following manner: File an injunctive relief, indemnity claims and damages, claims to correct and vary declarations.

Attorney and Journalist Olaf Kretzschmar is in-house lawyer for the German press Club and advices its members on current media and press law, legislation and policy.

For more information visit the German Press club's website at

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