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- v interesting stuff questioning presumed 'chilling effects' of FOIA by @benworthy1 in his evidence to FOI Commission bit.ly/1jwPLR9 17 hours ago
- via @TheSmallPlaces ... detail of Court of Protection Transparency pilot, with some important Qs: bit.ly/1RiVFmR 17 hours ago
- Spending Review and Court Digitisation detail via @computersandlaw: bit.ly/1RiVube 17 hours ago
- What will £700m investment in courts modernisation mean for access to court info online? @johnlsheridan @seethrujustice @newsbrooke 17 hours ago
- of interest? @BrightonSanct @stop_child_det @rmw @RLI_News twitter.com/Maggotlaw/stat… 18 hours ago
- Press Gazette: Police force behind Newsnight laptop seizure reveals BBC did not contest Terrorism Ac... bit.ly/1kWINpV #medialaw 1 month ago
- RT @JTownend: ...contacted by @igavels about inappropriate use of gavel in @meejalaw logo … there’s a Tumblr of course: http://t.co/o3EERPG… 11 months ago
- [Scotland] COPFS: Guidance on cases involving Communications sent via Social Media: bit.ly/1zgEoBh #medialaw 11 months ago
- [Scotland] COPFS release: Crown Office sets out social media prosecution policy: bit.ly/1zEniLY #medialaw 11 months ago
- RT @infolawcentre: New post: An open and linkable Leveson report… inspiration for legal and policy documents? bit.ly/1xWxXEC cc @ro… 1 year ago
Tag Archives: mark thompson
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