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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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Geoffrey Robertson QC: Press ‘must do better to protect open justice’

Originally posted on Law, Justice and Journalism:
By PA Media Lawyer The press needs to lift its game if the principle of open justice is to be maintained, a senior QC has warned. Part of the rationale for open justice…

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Digital age poses challenge for jury trials

Originally posted on Law, Justice and Journalism:
By PA Media Lawyer The jury system might need to be changed to allow jurors to play a more active part in trials as a result of the advances in technology which brought…

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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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Live blog at Reframing Libel Symposium

Tweets, links & comments at the Reframing Libel Symposium, at City University London. Live blog at this link.

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