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Monthly Archives: October 2013
A few more details about Saturday’s event organised by the National Union of Journalists and the Media Reform Coalition (I’m chairing the libel panel). Just days before the Privy Council is due to sign off the Royal Charter on press … Continue reading
I am extremely sad to learn of the deaths of two people I had come to know through my research, and both contributed so much to their respective professional fields. Walter Greenwood, described by HoldtheFrontPage as the ‘doyen of journalism … Continue reading
[Booking / full details at Eventbrite] When: Saturday 26 October 2013, 10:00 – 19:00 Where: New Academic Building, Goldsmiths University of London, London SE14 6NW Details: Leveson, royal charter(s), libel reform – UK law is changing and its impact on the internet is … Continue reading