Tag Archives: defamation

The impact of libel and privacy on UK-based online journalists, bloggers and hyperlocals – some survey data

Last November I had the opportunity to attend an event organised by the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin, which is facilitating some fascinating research on global internet policy issues across different areas of law, governance and business. … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: 26 October 2013 – NUJ and MRC Conference – ‘The Internet and the Law’

[Booking / full details at Eventbrite] When: Saturday 26 October 2013, 10:00 – 19:00 Where: New Academic Building, Goldsmiths University of London, London SE14 6NW Details:  Leveson, royal charter(s), libel reform – UK law is changing and its impact on the internet is … Continue reading

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Law and Media Review of the Legal Year 2012/13

A review of legal cases and legal developments over the legal year, from September 2012 (just before the beginning of the legal year proper) until the end of July 2013 can be found on the Inforrm blog. The Inforrm case … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 13 May 2013

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

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What’s libel got to do with it? Looking at the Royal Charter’s Arbitration process proposals

A crucial part of the draft Royal Charter is Clause 22, Schedule 3, on Arbitration services. Carl Gardner has previously written about the reasons that a lone blogger might want to be able to access these. Draft Royal Charter, Clauses … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 25 March 2013

With everything that is going on, there’s almost enough material for a daily round up, but for a summary of the week that was see this Law and Media Round Up – 25 March 2013 on Inforrm’s Blog. There will … Continue reading

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Funding opportunity: PhD studentship for research project on corporations and defamation

The University of Portsmouth is seeking applicants for a funded PhD on corporations and defamation – looks like a fascinating project! The full project title is: “The Defamation of Companies: Free Speech, Public Protection and the Economic Consequences of False … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 11 March 2013

Yesterday’s round up, with listings for the week ahead can be found on Inforrm’s Blog.

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Media and Law Review of the Year 2012: Parts 1, 2 and 3

My review of the media and legal news for 2012 is now published on the Inforrm blog in three parts: Part 1: January – April Part 2: May – August Part 3: September – December And if you fancy a … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 2 December 2012

This week’s round up leads with Leveson, of course, but there are other media law developments too: in O’Dwyer v ITV [2012] EWHC 3321, Maisto v Kyrgiannakis and Mengi v Hermitage [2012] EWHC 3445 (QB). Full Law and Media Round … Continue reading

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