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- mulling on (re)presentation of P (as @Capacitylaw's title described it) & transparency/media @TheSmallPlaces #mentalcapacity #slsa2015 5 hours ago
- now in Law Enforcement & Control of Info session: Ian Fitzgerald & @ACSavage on the migrant worker as whistleblower #slsa2015 5 hours ago
- dipped into mental health law #slsa2015: @thesmallplaces great; on CoP & difficulties for those contesting authority, among other things 5 hours ago
- very much liking Erin Ferguson’s approach so far, on impact of privatisation on access to info & FOI #slsa2015 cc. @LynnFOI @bainesy1969 10 hours ago
- great doctoral project: FOI & what happens when public services transferred to private sector @fergusonerin #slsa2015 bit.ly/1GfKYM3 10 hours ago
- RT @JTownend: ...contacted by @igavels about inappropriate use of gavel in @meejalaw logo … there’s a Tumblr of course: http://t.co/o3EERPG… 3 months ago
- [Scotland] COPFS: Guidance on cases involving Communications sent via Social Media: bit.ly/1zgEoBh #medialaw 3 months ago
- [Scotland] COPFS release: Crown Office sets out social media prosecution policy: bit.ly/1zEniLY #medialaw 3 months ago
- RT @infolawcentre: New post: An open and linkable Leveson report… inspiration for legal and policy documents? bit.ly/1xWxXEC cc @ro… 4 months ago
- RT @IndexCensorship: #PressRegulation in the #UK? Share your thoughts with @impressproject today 3-4pm GMT http://t.co/iwi8jFEpf6 4 months ago
Monthly Archives: December 2011
I’ve rounded up the year in media over on Inforrm, month by month. Its notable features included frenzied coverage of “super injunctions”, the development of the phone hacking scandal and the launch of the Leveson Inquiry. Defamation took a back … Continue reading
Fleet Street is divided, with many bitter words being exchanged between journalists from rival titles, as the Guardian came under attack for the “unlikely” allegation that NoW had deleted messages from Milly Dowler’s phone giving her mother “false hope” that … Continue reading
This post also appeared on the Media Standards Trust blog. In March 2011, the Daily Mail and Sun were found guilty of contempt of court for publishing online photographs of a defendant posing with a gun at the start of … Continue reading