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- RT @ladywell23: Committee to Protect Journalist’s 2014 Global Impunity Index on countries where journalists die & killers go free http://t… 3 days ago
- RT @newsbrooke: Intetesting new course on "computational journalism" created by @egrommet at Cardiff Uni. bit.ly/1t5ik9z 3 days ago
- speedy case comment via @SCRIPTCentre: The Data Retention Directive never existed - Judith Rauhofer and @macsithigh bit.ly/1r1OiQb 3 days ago
- Inspiring MT @nearlylegal profile of remarkable Nicola Mackintosh, community care lawyer par excellence, now hon QC theguardian.com/society/2014/a… 4 days ago
- RT @contentedmummy: Do you contribute to local news, blogs and other publications in #Brighton #Hove? Join the @btncommreporter group http:… 5 days ago
- FT.com: Letter from the Editor: on.ft.com/1tedYwR #medialaw 3 days ago
- Event, 20 May: "Inhuman Rights" - is The Sun right about the Human Rights?: bit.ly/1tedYwH #medialaw 3 days ago
- RT @robertsharp59: RT @ChrisWimpress: FT says no to Leveson and Ipso "we have decided to plot our own course" bit.ly/1tdGvCM <- FYI… 3 days ago
- DMLP: The Legal Needs of Emerging Online Media: The Online Media Legal Network after 500 Referrals: bit.ly/1hN9FnP #medialaw 3 days ago
- SCRIPTed - Rauhofer / Mac Sithigh: The Data Retention Directive Never Existed: bit.ly/1laFztb #medialaw 3 days ago
Monthly Archives: January 2012
In a nice bit of serendipity, I discovered yesterday that the Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism’s ‘Justice Wide Open‘ event on 29 February will fall in ‘Open Justice Week’, a new initiative led by James Doleman, of the Tommy … Continue reading
Please visit Inforrm for this week’s Law and Media Round Up [24-30 January 2012]. It features the first libel trial of the year, several ill-advised legal tweets and the latest from Leveson. Plus forthcoming events hearings and committee sessions. Read … Continue reading
“Don’t start me on the subject of misrepresented titles or names. I suffer that to this day, but there it is.” That was Lord Justice Leveson on 20 December 2011, as noted in this year’s Inforrm media law quiz, won … Continue reading
For some time, I’ve been longing to set up an event around the theme of digital open justice. So I’m very excited to announce that the Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism will be hosting ‘Justice Wide Open’ on Wednesday … Continue reading
As a former rather than incumbent editor of the Sun, Kelvin MacKenzie obviously felt he could afford to take quite a cavalier approach to his Leveson evidence (perhaps playing to what he said is his “punchy”, “sort of anti-establishment” character). … Continue reading
This morning, the Daily Mail was unusually willing to name check its rival titles, including the Independent, the Times, the Guardian and the Financial Times, for applauding the paper’s bold 1997 ‘Murderers’ headline (below left), which accused five men of … Continue reading