Category Archives: police

Barry Turner: Media criminality – a failure of law, not regulation

This guest post by Barry Turner, senior lecturer in media law at the Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism at Nottingham Trent University, is a response to this post by Daniel Bennett: ‘After Leveson – a State of the News Media report … 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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John Tulloch: Oiling a very special relationship – journalists, bribery and the detective police

This article by Professor John Tulloch, Lincoln School of Journalism, is an extract from The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial, edited by Richard Lance Keeble and John Mair (Arima 2012). The book will be launched at an event in … Continue reading

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Inforrm blog: Law and Media Round Up – 9 January 2012

Pop over to the Inforrm blog for my first round up of 2012. The legal vacation is not over until Wednesday but there is still plenty to report. Over the winter break Inforrm offered you a review of 2011 and … Continue reading

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Photographers debate rights with police – on a blog

Photojournalist Marc Vallée has a story about Sussex police seizing a protester’s footage at an anti-facist protest (photographs here). On his blog, Vallée reports: The film cassette was seized by police on the street under Section 19 of the Police … Continue reading

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