Category Archives: events

Promotion: IBC Legal’s 20th Defamation & Privacy conference 2013

Promotion IBC Legal’s 20th Anniversary Defamation & Privacy Conference the future of press regulation in the wake of Leveson and the phone hacking scandal the Defamation bill; strengths, weaknesses and what to expect CPD accredited Speakers: Ian Hislop, Editor, Private … Continue reading

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Upcoming JUSTICE event: Life and law online – defamation, freedom of expression and the web

Meeja Law is pleased to be supporting JUSTICE’s upcoming defamation and freedom of expression event on 20 November 2012. JUSTICE, a law reform and human rights charitable organisation, will be exploring  developments in libel, privacy and freedom of expression online … Continue reading

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Unmanned aerial journalism: how drones could be the industry’s next big thing

Some specialists would prefer that we called drones by their official name, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. However, UAV journalism doesn’t have quite the same ring to it as ‘drone journalism’, which according to participants at a seminar in Oxford this week … Continue reading

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New event, 22 October: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism workshop on use of drones in news gathering and event coverage

‘Drone journalism’ is coming to the UK, in perhaps the first event of its kind in Europe (the US is already ahead on this one, with the creation of the Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of … Continue reading

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MediaAct: a new platform and network for media accountability?

On Friday and Saturday (27-28 July) I joined a group of European media bloggers in Bristol for a seminar organised by MediaWise, the EU MediaAct project at UWE and the NUJ New Media Industrial Council. MediaAcT is a European research … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 30 July 2012

Inforrm's Blog This is the final Inforrm Law and Media Round Up before the summer.  The Parliamentary recess has begun and the Trinity legal term ends tomorrow – the Michaelmas legal term does not start until October.   Over the next … Continue reading

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Phone hacking scandal: Historicization and trial by media

Two phone hacking related announcements from the Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism, City University London. Historical context This event hosted by the City Media Network, as part of the Sociology Department PhD students seminar series, will take place on … Continue reading

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“In the 21st century, open justice should be online justice”

“In the 21st century, open justice should be online justice,” David Banisar, Article 19.  The Guardian has succeeded in its legal bid to gain access to court documents in extradition proceedings (listed at the end of this post). The Guardian … Continue reading

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Miscarriages of justice – ‘a bit 1980s’? No longer teatime telly but the issue lives on

Investigative journalists are no longer given adequate airtime or resources to dig up miscarriages of justice, according to a new publication by The Justice Gap. The collection of essays by lawyers, journalists, academics and campaigners launched at an event at … Continue reading

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