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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… 2 hours ago
- RT @contentedmummy: Do you contribute to local news, blogs and other publications in #Brighton #Hove? Join the @btncommreporter group http:… 17 hours ago
- My Q to panel: what's worth preserving about the lobby system ? #psa2014 18 hours ago
- Helen Nugent v. interesting on pressures of job, writing numerous versions of story throughout day, minimising time to talk to ppl #psa2014 18 hours ago
- Focus so far on changes to lobby and pol reporting culture with digital speed etc #psa2014 - Ivor Gaber, Helen Nugent and Arif Ansari 19 hours ago
- RT @BBCCollege: Copyright law: think hard before using something without permission bbc.in/1aOjKZO 4 days ago
- The Press Freedom Issue / April 2014 / Contributoria - community funded, collaborative journalism: bit.ly/1sGGSW0 #medialaw 5 days ago
- Contributoria: Court and council reporting - still a bedrock of local news?: bit.ly/1sGGRBp #medialaw 5 days ago
- Here's a workable proposal for online recording of reporting restrictions but will it be implemented? bit.ly/1i5cgJd 5 days ago
- Press Gazette>> Law set to give Attorney General power to edit online news archives in the run-up to... bit.ly/OzuneL #medialaw 1 week ago
Category Archives: broadcasting
There’s an excellent piece by Paul Lashmar, investigative journalist and lecturer at Brunel University, on openDemocracy this week, examining the role of – and implications for – investigative journalism in the recent ‘BBC debacle’. I was particularly interested in the … Continue reading
Stewart Purvis, professor of television journalism at City University London (formerly of ITN and Ofcom) has been carefully tracking the detail around ex-BBC director-general Mark Thompson’s legal interaction with the Sunday Times, following the newspaper’s questions about the BBC’s handling … 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
[Also posted on the Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism blog]. The Court of Justice of the European Union has released Advocate General Kokott’s opinion on Murphy v Media Protection Services and FA Premier League v QC Leisure [PDF]. To … Continue reading