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- Inspiring MT @nearlylegal profile of remarkable Nicola Mackintosh, community care lawyer par excellence, now hon QC theguardian.com/society/2014/a… 10 hours ago
- RT @contentedmummy: Do you contribute to local news, blogs and other publications in #Brighton #Hove? Join the @btncommreporter group http:… 1 day ago
- My Q to panel: what's worth preserving about the lobby system ? #psa2014 1 day ago
- Helen Nugent v. interesting on pressures of job, writing numerous versions of story throughout day, minimising time to talk to ppl #psa2014 1 day ago
- Focus so far on changes to lobby and pol reporting culture with digital speed etc #psa2014 - Ivor Gaber, Helen Nugent and Arif Ansari 1 day ago
- LSE MPP: Sally Broughton-Micova: ICO Needs Input on Guidance for Media – Especially from “Citizen Bl... bit.ly/1eRJYNP #medialaw 43 minutes ago
- Russia: A book too far | The Economist: econ.st/1taJkUX #medialaw 43 minutes ago
- Index on Censorship, Padraig Reidy: Cambridge University Press is afraid of the Russians: bit.ly/1ix7AIE #medialaw 43 minutes ago
- CNN: Phuketwan journalists to face court over Rohingya trafficking report: cnn.it/1taJj3r #medialaw 43 minutes ago
- Guardian, Charlotte Higgins: What can the origins of the BBC tell us about its future?: bit.ly/1iPv0Jo #medialaw 5 hours ago
Monthly Archives: November 2011
Last week was once again dominated by the Leveson Inquiry, with oral evidence from a variety of high profile figures: some famous for their role in entertainment and sport; others thrown into the limelight by traumatic circumstances. Read my full … Continue reading
There are two new posts over on the Inforrm blog, covering events this week. One on how the Leveson Inquiry is open to all via livestream and tweet; the second reports last night’s Media Society debate at Westminster University, ‘The … Continue reading
On format… “ Excellent! Leveson Inquiry hearings into press regulation showing live from 10:30 today – see levesoninquiry.org.uk/hear… /via @LegalWeek Adam Wagner November 14, 2011 3:48:24 AM EST ReplyRetweet Linking to mainstream media… “ Good. MT @BBCr4today “representation of tabloid … Continue reading
Tom Watson MP and member of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee has reported on his blog that Roy Greenslade has just revealed that six months ago, members of the DCMS Select Committee were the targets of covert surveillance by … Continue reading
“To this [civil] liberty, the greatest danger is always posed by those who are the most powerful in the country by dint of their positions, estate, or wealth. Not only can they easily abuse the power they hold, but also … Continue reading
This post by Angela Daly originally appeared on the MediaLaws.eu site Earlier this year the British government started to consider new legislation on the topic of defamation, with the publication of a consultation on a draft Defamation Bill in March … Continue reading
In case you were wondering where the Meeja Law mop-ups had disappeared to, I’ve been doing the weekly round ups for the Inforrm media law blog. The latest one can be found here. It reports latest developments in media law, … Continue reading
MediaAcT is a European research project comparing media accountability and transparency systems and examining digital engagement, such as blogging. The study covers Austria, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, Tunisia and the UK. Funded under … Continue reading