Staying on the right side of the law.
When creating a podcast, it's important to stay on the 'good side' of the law, otherwise you could end up breaking certain guidelines, even if you didn't mean too, so it's important that you know what is right and what is wrong.
What is Libel?
Libel is when someone has published a false statement about a person, causing them to gain a bad representation, which can be known in another way which is defamation of character. However it can occur in two different ways, libel is when the statement is spoken, so for example in a recording or to another person, whereas slander is when it is written, such as in a newspaper article.
What Act of Parliament covers Deformation of Character?
The act that covers Deformation of Character would be the Deformation Act 2013, which means