Tag Archives: libel reform

Upcoming event: 26 October 2013 – NUJ and MRC Conference – ‘The Internet and the Law’

[Booking / full details at Eventbrite] When: Saturday 26 October 2013, 10:00 – 19:00 Where: New Academic Building, Goldsmiths University of London, London SE14 6NW Details:  Leveson, royal charter(s), libel reform – UK law is changing and its impact on the internet is … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 15 April 2013

The Defamation Bill is now coming to the end of its passage through Parliament. On 16 April 2013 it will be back before the Commons on “ping pong”, the stage at which the Commons considers new amendments made by the … Continue reading

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Funding opportunity: PhD studentship for research project on corporations and defamation

The University of Portsmouth is seeking applicants for a funded PhD on corporations and defamation – looks like a fascinating project! The full project title is: “The Defamation of Companies: Free Speech, Public Protection and the Economic Consequences of False … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 11 March 2013

Yesterday’s round up, with listings for the week ahead can be found on Inforrm’s Blog.

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Law and Media Round Up – 24 September 2012

Inforrm's Blog The theme of privacy continued to dominate media law discussion last week, as a French court granted an injunction prohibiting further publication of the Duchess of Cambridge photographs in France. Press Gazette reported that the editor of the … Continue reading

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Defamation Trials, Summary Determinations and Assessments: 2011 to 2012

Inforrm's Blog This post is an update to Inforrm’s previous tally of defamation cases, which tracked Defamation Trials, Summary Determinations and Assessments in 2011; 2010 and 2005-2009. Additionally, the Ministry of Justice’s Impact Assessment on the Defamation Bill [PDF] records … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 19 March 2012

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Draft defamation bill committee on online liability and limitation

I’ve just compiled last week’s media law round up for the Inforrm blog, which opened with the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Draft Defamation Bill’s first report. Its recommendations concerning internet publication jumped out at me. If adopted, they would … Continue reading

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Reframing Libel: the papers

In November 2010, leading academics, lawyers and journalists gathered at City University London to discuss the future of libel reform at the Reframing Libel event. A book of working papers is soon to be published. In the meantime, to coincide … Continue reading

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Midweek media law mop up: Defamation, defamation, defamation

The Meeja Law must-read feeds (see @medialawUK & @meejalaw on Twitter) are clogged up with defamation stories this week, following the government’s publication of its draft bill. Here are a selection of those articles, plus a few other topics defining … Continue reading

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