Monthly Archives: May 2011

Super injunction space invaders

Matt Buck on the law, court injunctions and social media…

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Media law mop up: CTB; buried apologies; and phone hacking judicial review

Has the media’s coverage of super injunctions finally peaked? Probably not… This round up would have to be done in installments to include all the coverage. Instead, this week’s summary will include some of the more thoughtful posts on the … Continue reading

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Super injunctions: the documents

Download Lord Neuberger’s super injunction committee report and a transcript of press conference proceedings at this link, or read the embedded documents below*. An updated history of super injunctions, with definitions, can be found on this page: *Readers by … Continue reading

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Job vacancies

Two very interesting vacancies that may be of interest to Meeja Law’s readers; one academic, one journalistic. Post-doctoral research officer, PCMLP, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford “The Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP) seeks to appoint … Continue reading

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I’m afraid I don’t have time to do this week’s round up, as I’m busy with academic research and writing about Lord Neuberger’s new report on super injunctions. A report of the press conference will be appearing on the Inforrm … Continue reading

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Media law mop up: Mosley defeat; injunctions by tweet; and Wikileaks gag

The noise around super injunctions is getting louder, especially in tabloid quarters. But, as Alan Rusbridger said this week in his Anthony Sampson speech, the newspapers’ approach to the public interest is often inconsistent: “We sometimes send confusing signals about … Continue reading

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Rusbridger: ‘The Guardian has never yet been sued under any kind of privacy law’

You can read the speech for yourself here (it went online before he’d even delivered it, doing the conscientious live tweeters out of a job), but I thought it worth flagging up a couple of Alan Rusbridger’s comments from last … Continue reading

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End of week media law mop up: Ian Tomlinson inquest; super injunction rumours; and Cameron defence of PCC

Since we missed last week’s round up, here’s a bumper crop with stories from the previous fortnight. Super injunctions are still on everyone’s lips, following a claim in Parliament that a serving MP may have sought one too; whether it’s … Continue reading

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