Mid-week media law mop up: XX, YY & ZZ; FoI vs Wikileaking and Crime Maps

A mid-week round up of UK media law news and comment. Not exhaustive, of course. Apologies for its brevity. Lengthier comment next week!

Libel

  • Inforrm>>Case Law: Farrall v Kordowski – assessment of libel damages http://bit.ly/h1OdcC
  • LSE MediaPal>>’Ordinary person’ vs ‘the Press’: the unmentioned ‘other’ problem with libel law http://bit.ly/ielK6G
  • Press Gazette>>Victory in sight for Hardeep Singh in libel tourism battle:  http://bit.ly/hTIJKU
  • Inforrm>>News: Hardeep Singh libel claim, appeal abandoned? http://bit.ly/eYQXxs


Contempt of court

Privacy

Costs

Injunctions (misc)

FoI / Wikileaks

Phone hacking

  • Press Gazette>>PCC forms new phone-hack working group http://bit.ly/dKFN8X
  • Inforrm>>Opinion: “The PCC’s working group on phone hacking – too little too late” – Martin Moore: http://bit.ly/gjyWlt

Crime maps

Media / advertising regulation

Court reporting

One to mull over:

Know about a media law/ethics event? Let me know and I’ll put it in the round up and on a soon-to-be-written events page. You can find a full stream of aggregated media law news via @medialawUK on Twitter; and Meeja Law tweets go out via @meejalaw. Contact me via @jtownend or jt.townend [at] gmail.com.

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