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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… 21 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 11 hours ago
- Russia: A book too far | The Economist: econ.st/1taJkUX #medialaw 11 hours ago
- Index on Censorship, Padraig Reidy: Cambridge University Press is afraid of the Russians: bit.ly/1ix7AIE #medialaw 11 hours ago
- CNN: Phuketwan journalists to face court over Rohingya trafficking report: cnn.it/1taJj3r #medialaw 11 hours ago
- Guardian, Charlotte Higgins: What can the origins of the BBC tell us about its future?: bit.ly/1iPv0Jo #medialaw 15 hours ago
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Open Justice Week: Scottish court refuses permission to tweet; English High Court allows media access to phone hacking court documents
A quick update on recent open justice themed developments. The Open Justice UK group has been refused permission to live tweet a case in Scotland, as Cristiana Theodoli (@_cric) explains here. While journalists have applied to tweet and tweeting was … Continue reading
This guest post is written by Paul Gibbons, aka FoI Man. Today (Monday 20th February), a group of us are formally launching a new campaign. As the title of this post suggests, we are campaigning to #saveFOI. This week sees … Continue reading
I’ve rounded up the past week in media law over at the Inforrm blog. The coming week should be a bit quieter, with no significant hearings listed in the courts, the House of Commons in recess and the Leveson Inquiry … Continue reading
I didn’t make it to last week’s Bindmans debate at UCL, “Freedom of the Press versus Privacy Rights: Time for Parliament to draw the line?” but fortunately Adam Fellows (@fellowsadam and @eatplaylaw on Twitter) has written it up for those … Continue reading
Cross-post: Press ‘omerta’ – How newspapers’ failure to report the phone hacking scandal exposed the limitations of media accountability
Cross-posted on the Media Standards Trust blog, by Daniel Bennett and Judith Townend “[Nick] Davies’s work…has gained no traction at all in the rest of Fleet Street, which operates under a system of omerta so strict that it would secure … Continue reading
This article by Professor John Tulloch, Lincoln School of Journalism, is an extract from The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial, edited by Richard Lance Keeble and John Mair (Arima 2012). The book will be launched at an event in … Continue reading
Yesterday I blogged about a new Scottish initiative for ‘Open Justice Week‘, starting Monday 27 February. Its organisers have since replied to my questions – their answers are shared below: How will your partnership with the Guardian work? We are … Continue reading