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Category Archives: media law resources
Last week’s round up: The Guardian is attempting to overturn the Attorney General’s veto of the publication of Prince Charles’ correspondence with seven Government departments. An application for judicial review was heard over two days last week by the Lord … Continue reading
Announcement: Launch of new survey on the legal experiences and views of journalists and online publishers
A new survey for journalists and bloggers, which can be found at this link, aims to collect information about their experiences of and views on libel and privacy law A system of arbitration is at the heart of Lord Justice … Continue reading
On 3 May 2013, journalists, lawyers, academics and campaigners marked World Press Freedom Day. Article 19 launched ‘The Right to Blog’ – a new policy paper “that calls for lawmakers to better promote and protect the rights of bloggers domestically … Continue reading
This post originally appeared in Three-D Issue 20 – the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (Meccsa) newsletter. The public was supposed to be at the heart of the Leveson Inquiry. When it was announced, David Cameron described how the … Continue reading
There’s already quite a bit of new stuff to add to this, but here’s the media law round up for last week: at Inforrm’s Blog.
The Defamation Bill is now coming to the end of its passage through Parliament. On 16 April 2013 it will be back before the Commons on “ping pong”, the stage at which the Commons considers new amendments made by the … Continue reading
This week’s Law and Media Round Up – 11 February 2013, at Inforrm’s Blog.
This week’s media law round up (for last week), with libel and privacy developments picking up pace, as we move into February… Full round up at this link…
A round up of last week’s media law developments (it was pretty quiet on the libel and privacy front) can be found at at Inforrm’s Blog.