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- Missed this by @intlawninja in Nov @thejusticegap: Did UKSC pass Bechdel Test? bit.ly/2iZjExJ <- I wonder how many cases wld pass 3 days ago
- Officially out today twitter.com/JusticeGap/sta… 3 days ago
- Via @guardiannews, @GreensladeR is giving up his daily blogging. great loss for UK media reporting and scrutiny theguardian.com/media/greensla… 6 days ago
- RT @bhcitynews: #Brighton Argus editor resigns weeks after landing top job dlvr.it/N2wtyH 6 days ago
- RT @JoshuaRozenberg: For those interested in the Briggs report and the planned online court, may I recommend my paper, newly revised: https… 6 days ago
- Press Gazette: Police force behind Newsnight laptop seizure reveals BBC did not contest Terrorism Ac... bit.ly/1kWINpV #medialaw 1 year ago
- RT @JTownend: ...contacted by @igavels about inappropriate use of gavel in @meejalaw logo … there’s a Tumblr of course: http://t.co/o3EERPG… 2 years ago
- [Scotland] COPFS: Guidance on cases involving Communications sent via Social Media: bit.ly/1zgEoBh #medialaw 2 years ago
- [Scotland] COPFS release: Crown Office sets out social media prosecution policy: bit.ly/1zEniLY #medialaw 2 years ago
- RT @infolawcentre: New post: An open and linkable Leveson report… inspiration for legal and policy documents? bit.ly/1xWxXEC cc @ro… 2 years ago
Tag Archives: social media
Media partnership / promotion Event: IBC Legal’s 7th Annual Social Media & the Law 2013 – navigating the legal challenges of exploiting social media and user-generated content Date: 28th November 2013, Millennium Knightsbridge Hotel, London Registration: For full details and … Continue reading →
This morning’s Radio 4 Today programme raised the issue of social media users’ “ignorance” around legal issues, with the Director of Public Prosecutions Keir Starmer, who has today issued Interim guidelines on “prosecuting cases involving communications sent via social media”. … Continue reading →
The Senior Presiding Judge and the Senior President of Tribunals has issued new guidance [PDF] to all courts and tribunal judicial office holders in England and Wales. While it does not entirely prohibit blogging and social media use, it states: … Continue reading →
Hello. A fortnight’s worth of links for you, below. Me, myself and Meeja Law will be taking a digital break until mid-September. Until then, you can follow media law news via @medialawUK on Twitter or via this RSS feed. This … Continue reading →
This was first posted on my other blog, but it is relevant to media law & ethics too. “Dear social networks, if you change privacy settings, please ask us to opt *in*, not opt *out*,” a colleague and I pleaded … Continue reading →