Monthly Archives: January 2011

Monday media law mop up: Clegg on libel, NOTW suspension & Twitter debates

The week’s media law & ethics stories that caught Meeja Law’s eye… Phone hacking Big developments in this story, as the Guardian revealed the suspension of News of the World’s assistant editor (news), Ian Edmondson, “following a “serious allegation” related … Continue reading

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Correcting the error on Twitter: how NPR's mistake about Arizona shooting quickly spread

Thoughtless tweeting can’t be blamed for this error: it appears to have started with a mainstream news organisation. Representative Gabrielle Giffords did not die as initially reported by NPR News and others and is in hospital following Saturday’s shooting in … Continue reading

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Monday media law mop-up

I’m trialling a Monday media law round-up. Please let me know what you think and if it’s useful. Keeping it simple for now… A lot to mop up on this bank holiday morning following the Xmas/NY break. The hot ML … Continue reading

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