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Monthly Archives: August 2011
The hyperlocal site, VentnorBlog, was at the High Court at the end of July, to cover a Leave Hearing for a Judicial Review between an Isle of Wight resident and the Isle of Wight council. In this guest post, VB’s … Continue reading
It may be August, but there’s still lots of serious media law news to digest. And also some sillier stuff. Like English parliamentary rules. A send-up by the Daily Show’s Jon Stewart was banned from broadcast in the UK because … Continue reading
In this guest post, Cleland Thom, a media trainer, argues that there is a “frightening range” of English legislation that inhibits good journalism There is an increasing range of legislation that can criminalise journalists. The alleged law-breaking by journalists at … Continue reading