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Law and Media Round Up – 21 January 2013

We’re nearing the end of January and we’ve already seen a flurry of media law activity: this week’s round up covers defamation statements in open court, a privacy injunction and two PCC adjudications (not upheld). And what are the legal … Continue reading

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Law and Media Mid-Summer Round Up – 29 August 2012

Inforrm's Blog Parliamentarians are still in recess, Lord Justice Leveson has finished taking evidence for Part 1 of his Inquiry, the Michaelmas legal term has not yet begun, but there have been more than enough media law related developments to … Continue reading

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News – Lord Hunt: Journalism is already ‘subject to the most extensive legal inhibitions, guidance and codes’

Inforrm's Blog There is no need for statutory media regulation because there are a whole range of statutory controls that presently exist, Lord Hunt of Wirral said at the launch of the new edition of McNae’s Essential Law for Journalists … Continue reading

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PCC chair: “Have you got that Guardian?”

The outgoing chairman of the Press Complaints Commission last night singled out the Guardian for allegedly misquoting her “non-stop” for the past three years. Baroness Buscombe, who will step down from the self-regulation body in the new year this week, … Continue reading

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First PCC ruling on Tweet republication: complaint not upheld

The PCC has not upheld a civil servant’s complaints about the republication of her Tweets by the Daily Mail and the Independent on Sunday. In the first ruling of its kind, the PCC “concluded that the newspapers’ actions did not … Continue reading

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PCC settles libel claim with media lawyer

According to a report by Press Gazette, the Press Complaints Commission has reached a settlement with media lawyer Mark Lewis, who sued the self-regulatory body for libel earlier this year. Media Guardian  reports: The commission [PCC] and the baroness [Buscombe, … Continue reading

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