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Media law for hyperlocals and community media: a survey for the Cardiff Community Journalism conference #cjc13

I’m at the Cardiff Community Journalism conference, marking the launch of the Centre for Community Journalism. I am involved in the workshops covering media law, regulation and accreditation and will share some resources here in due course. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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A guide to Lord Justice Leveson’s name

Hold another Inquiry! The long-suffering Lord Justice Leveson continues to be misrepresented by the media, as “Lord Leveson”  in newspapers, by the broadcasters, in the ethical vacuum. So it seemed timely to give this post a re-airing (first published in … Continue reading

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Originally posted on CGCSBlog (Relocated):
After 26 weeks of hearings, the UK’s Leveson Inquiry, held under the Inquiries Act 2005, has stopped to consider its mass of oral and written evidence gathered during Part 1 (474 people, 135 organisations and…

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Tweets from #mediaact, Bristol, 27-8 July 2012

Good to meet & listen to bloggers at #mediaact wknd. Will Europe ever get a media accountability platform? What a cliffhanger! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google Share on Linkedin Share by email Mike … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 25 June 2012

Inforrm's Blog Parliament continues to consider the Defamation Bill 2012, with the public bill committee meeting on Tuesday 26 June (see below, “Next week in Parliament”). Last week the committee rejected an amendment which would have allowed a dead person’s … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 18 June 2012

Inforrm's Blog The Defamation Bill 2012 received renewed attention this week ahead of its second reading in the House of Commons, particularly over Clause 5 which concerns a defence for operators of websites.  Media organisations reported this aspect in the … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 28 May 2012

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Law and Media Round Up – 14 May 2012

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Law and Media Round Up – 7 May 2012

Inforrm's Blog The big media law story of the week was the culture, media and sport select committee’s report into phone hacking [PDF] and one line in particular: its conclusion that “Rupert Murdoch is not a fit person to exercise … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 30 April 2012

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