Tag Archives: injunctions

Media law mop up: Mosley defeat; injunctions by tweet; and Wikileaks gag

The noise around super injunctions is getting louder, especially in tabloid quarters. But, as Alan Rusbridger said this week in his Anthony Sampson speech, the newspapers’ approach to the public interest is often inconsistent: “We sometimes send confusing signals about … Continue reading

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Chandler 'super injunction': 'No public interest in breaking the law, simply to claim a scoop,' says BBC World News editor

“[S]ome months ago, the family of Paul and Rachel Chandler sought what is known as a “super-injunction”, prohibiting the media from reporting any developments in their case,” writes BBC World News editor, Jon Williams on the BBC Editors’ Blog following the … Continue reading

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Do we need to obey a court order if we don’t know about it?

Cross-posted on the Media Standards Trust’s new blog. It repeats some of the material already published on Meeja Law. Also see this new piece on the dying art of court reporting by David Banks for the Guardian. ‘In any society … Continue reading

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