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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… 13 hours ago
- RT @contentedmummy: Do you contribute to local news, blogs and other publications in #Brighton #Hove? Join the @btncommreporter group http:… 1 day ago
- My Q to panel: what's worth preserving about the lobby system ? #psa2014 1 day ago
- Helen Nugent v. interesting on pressures of job, writing numerous versions of story throughout day, minimising time to talk to ppl #psa2014 1 day ago
- Focus so far on changes to lobby and pol reporting culture with digital speed etc #psa2014 - Ivor Gaber, Helen Nugent and Arif Ansari 1 day ago
- LSE MPP: Sally Broughton-Micova: ICO Needs Input on Guidance for Media – Especially from “Citizen Bl... bit.ly/1eRJYNP #medialaw 3 hours ago
- Russia: A book too far | The Economist: econ.st/1taJkUX #medialaw 3 hours ago
- Index on Censorship, Padraig Reidy: Cambridge University Press is afraid of the Russians: bit.ly/1ix7AIE #medialaw 3 hours ago
- CNN: Phuketwan journalists to face court over Rohingya trafficking report: cnn.it/1taJj3r #medialaw 3 hours ago
- Guardian, Charlotte Higgins: What can the origins of the BBC tell us about its future?: bit.ly/1iPv0Jo #medialaw 7 hours ago
Tag Archives: media regulation
We are comfortable that there is a clear articulation of “blog” and “news”. Blogs are to do with the expression of the point of view of an individual or group of individuals. That is pretty straightforward, although, as with everything … 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 Leveson Inquiry’s focus was on the “press”, but a new system of media regulation implemented through a Royal Charter and the Crime and Courts Bill could have a much wider remit, depending on how a “small-scale” publisher is defined. … Continue reading
Will Leveson’s ‘Arbitration Service’ improve access to justice in civil legal disputes? In Volume IV of his report, Lord Justice Leveson has recommended a new arbitration service for civil legal claims as part of a new system of independent self-regulation … Continue reading
Damian Radcliffe conducted the UK’s first review of hyperlocal media, published by NESTA in March 2012, which touched on some of the legal and regulatory issues for small local websites. He has now returned to regulation and law in more … Continue reading
This guest post by Barry Turner, senior lecturer in media law at the Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism at Nottingham Trent University, is a response to this post by Daniel Bennett: ‘After Leveson – a State of the News Media report … Continue reading
This weekend I’m very much looking forward to a day in Birmingham at the Talk About Local / N0tice 2012 “unconference”. My current research project focuses on national newspapers and media law/regulation and I’m keen to extend my view to … Continue reading
News – Lord Hunt: Journalism is already ‘subject to the most extensive legal inhibitions, guidance and codes’
Originally posted on Inforrm's Blog:
There is no need for statutory media regulation because there are a whole range of statutory controls that presently exist, Lord Hunt of Wirral said at the launch of the new edition of McNae’s…
I recently looked into the fascinating field of digital forensics for the re-launched Insite blog (Colin Meek’s internet research skills/resources site). Specialists such as Professor Hany Farid and Professor Anthony TS Ho are honing techniques to analyse and detect digital … Continue reading