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Monthly Archives: March 2012
A journalist with no formal legal training gave his name to the industry’s media law “bible”. Leonard McNae, 1902-1996, wrote the first Essential Law for Journalists for the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), which was published as … Continue reading
Investigative journalists are no longer given adequate airtime or resources to dig up miscarriages of justice, according to a new publication by The Justice Gap. The collection of essays by lawyers, journalists, academics and campaigners launched at an event at … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: Media law news this week was dominated by the Tulisa privacy injunction and the long-awaited judgment in Flood v Times Newspapers. Tulisa used a YouTube video, which has now attracted over 3.5 million views, to “set … Continue reading
Reblogged from Law, Justice and Journalism: By PA Media Lawyer The press needs to lift its game if the principle of open justice is to be maintained, a senior QC has warned. Part of the rationale for open justice was … Continue reading
Reblogged from Law, Justice and Journalism: By PA Media Lawyer The jury system might need to be changed to allow jurors to play a more active part in trials as a result of the advances in technology which brought the … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: It was the thirteenth week of evidence at the Leveson Inquiry. As Natalie Peck reported for Inforrm here, the Inquiry heard from former Times in-house lawyer, Alastair Brett, crime reporters and senior figures from the Metropolitan … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: The Mirror Group was refused permission by the Supreme Court to appeal its contempt of court conviction for coverage of Christopher Jefferies in 2011. Press Gazette reports here; the Independent reports here. It was reported that … Continue reading
Reblogged from Law, Justice and Journalism: On Wednesday 29 February 2012, academics, lawyers and journalists gathered to discuss open justice in the digital age at City University London. The programme included context and history, issues for the media and an … Continue reading