Monthly Archives: December 2011

What will 2012 bring for media law?

I’ve rounded up the year in media over on Inforrm, month by month. Its notable features included frenzied coverage of “super injunctions”, the development of the phone hacking scandal and the launch of the Leveson Inquiry. Defamation took a back … Continue reading

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Law & Media round up & a few bonus links

Fleet Street is divided, with many bitter words being exchanged between journalists from rival titles, as the Guardian came under attack for the “unlikely” allegation that NoW had deleted messages from Milly Dowler’s phone giving her mother “false hope” that … Continue reading

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Cross-post: Is unfamiliarity breeding contempt?

This post also appeared on the Media Standards Trust blog. In March 2011, the Daily Mail and Sun were found guilty of contempt of court for publishing online photographs of a defendant posing with a gun at the start of … Continue reading

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Inforrm Law and Media Round Up – 5 December 2011

My round up of the past week in media law for the Inforrm blog can be found at this link. Today’s top media law reads (since I compiled that) include: David Allen Green on the “story of what happens what … Continue reading

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