Tag Archives: media law

An inappropriate gavel

I’m just posting this to alert visitors / readers that this site is no longer regularly updated. I’m rather fond of the Meeja Law logo/banner by Drawnalism (even if it is an inappropriate use of a gavel; one might say … Continue reading

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SLS Media & Communications Section: Call for Papers 2014

The Society of Legal Scholars has opened its call for papers for the Media & Communications section of the 2014 SLS Annual Conference, to be held at the University of Nottingham from 9th – 12th September. Full details can be … Continue reading

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Damian Radcliffe: Hey! Regulator! Leave those Hyperlocals alone!

Damian Radcliffe conducted the UK’s first review of hyperlocal media, published by NESTA in March 2012, which touched on some of the legal and regulatory issues for small local websites. He has now returned to regulation and law in more … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 16 April 2012

Originally posted on Inforrm's Blog:
The Leveson Inquiry and Parliament are still on Easter vacation and the new legal term begins on Tuesday 17 April, but there is no shortage of news and commentary to report, following Inforrm’s own…

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Media law mop up: Andy Hayman – 'Good god! Absolutely not. I can't believe you suggested that'

Another week consumed by phone hacking speculation and news. It’s very odd to see the story dominate the television and print headlines, when so many key developments were ignored by the majority of media outlets during 2009/10. Policeman turned columnist … Continue reading

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Job vacancies

Two very interesting vacancies that may be of interest to Meeja Law’s readers; one academic, one journalistic. Post-doctoral research officer, PCMLP, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford “The Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP) seeks to appoint … Continue reading

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Midweek media law mop up: back next week

There will be no round up of stories this week – back next week! In the meantime, follow @meejalaw and @medialawuk on Twitter for all the latest.

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Monday media law mop-up

I’m trialling a Monday media law round-up. Please let me know what you think and if it’s useful. Keeping it simple for now… A lot to mop up on this bank holiday morning following the Xmas/NY break. The hot ML … Continue reading

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