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- RT @seethrujustice: Next Tues (22 Jan) at 4pm our chair @familoo is in conversation with @MichaelRosenYes on @BBCRadio4 Word of Mouth, disc… 1 day ago
- I'd say very important! Should interest @lawrencemcn @JasonBosland @LSEMediaPaL @richarddanbury @PaulFScott… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 5 days ago
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- RT @Maggotlaw: International Online Courts Forum: what we learned, @JTownend and I, for @seethrujustice ~ transparencyproject.org.uk/international-… thanks t… 1 week ago
- RT @RefugeeSupportE: We got a year end review in @guardian ! Thank you to everyone who made this possible. twitter.com/RSECEO/status/… 2 weeks ago
- Press Gazette: Police force behind Newsnight laptop seizure reveals BBC did not contest Terrorism Ac... bit.ly/1kWINpV #medialaw 3 years ago
- RT @JTownend: ...contacted by @igavels about inappropriate use of gavel in @meejalaw logo … there’s a Tumblr of course: http://t.co/o3EERPG… 4 years ago
- [Scotland] COPFS: Guidance on cases involving Communications sent via Social Media: bit.ly/1zgEoBh #medialaw 4 years ago
- [Scotland] COPFS release: Crown Office sets out social media prosecution policy: bit.ly/1zEniLY #medialaw 4 years ago
- RT @infolawcentre: New post: An open and linkable Leveson report… inspiration for legal and policy documents? bit.ly/1xWxXEC cc @ro… 4 years ago
Monthly Archives: August 2010
I’m currently doing a bit of reading around the openness of courts and legal data, and have really enjoyed Heather Brooke’s chapter on ‘Secret Justice’ in her second book (hat-tip: Jack of Kent for alerting me to her research on … Continue reading
I’ve spent a lot of today trawling through some very ugly legal web pages, as part of my RSS reader spring clean. The MoJ website, with various feeds and email alerts, is actually a breath of fresh air compared to … Continue reading
I am collecting information about UK-based independent online publishers/writers and their interaction with English media law. I’m particularly interested in the thoughts and experiences of hyperlocal news publishers. Continue reading