A juror has become the first person in Britain to be convicted for contempt of court involving the internet, reportedly widely in the press. Meanwhile plenty of libel-related news: a payout for Bond producer Barbara Broccoli, a row between the Argus in Brighton and the local council, and Bahrain complains about coverage in the Independent.
- Media Guardian>>Facebook juror jailed for eight months
- Media Guardian>>Facebook contempt of court case: transcript of the online chat
- Press Gazette>>Telegraph wins libel battle over MP expenses story
- Press Gazette>>PCC could be asked to mediate libel claims
- Jon Slattery>> CPBF: ‘Tribunals best way to reform libel laws’
- Media Guardian>>Could the PCC become ‘court of first resort’ for libel claimants?
- Press Gazette>>Bond producer Broccoli wins libel payout from Mail titles
- Press Gazette>>Indy brands Bahrain’s libel threat a ‘half-cocked pr stunt’
- Index on Censorship>> Bahrani government to sue the Independent for libel
- Media Guardian>>Can Bahrain’s government sue the Independent for libel? | David Banks
- Media Guardian>>Argus editor accuses council PR of libel
- Guardian>> BBC to apologise on air to Primark for Panorama documentary
- Roy Greenslade>> Why the BBC Trust is wrong to have found against Panorama
- Press Gazette>>Ex judge to oversee NoW phone-hack compensation fund
- Press Gazette>>Giggs to sue NoW over phone-hack allegations
- Inforrm>>News: Home Affairs Select Committee on Hacking – Phone Company Evidence
- Press Gazette>>Report: Met widens NoW phone-hack investigation
- Inforrm>>Essay: Sir Stephen Sedley on Superinjunctions in the London Review of Books
- RPC Privacy>> Justice Secretary expresses concern over MPs defying injunctions
- RPC Privacy>> A former judge reflects on privacy injunctions
- Press Gazette>>Zac Goldsmith defends taking out super-injunction
- Index on Censorship>> Mr Justice Eady on balancing acts
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- Jack of Kent>>The unanswered questions for Dyfed Powys Police
- Press Gazette>>Photographer covering mass brawl outside court arrested
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