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BBC College of Journalism: Social media and the law – a case to regulate or educate?

The BBC College of Journalism has published a selection of views on the CPS Public consultation on its Interim Guidelines on prosecuting cases involving communications sent via social media, which closes on 13 March 2013. My contribution is below and … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 25 June 2012

Inforrm's Blog Parliament continues to consider the Defamation Bill 2012, with the public bill committee meeting on Tuesday 26 June (see below, “Next week in Parliament”). Last week the committee rejected an amendment which would have allowed a dead person’s … Continue reading

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Inforrm Law and Media Round Up – Rothschild, Twitter joke trial, Von Hannover and Sun arrests

I’ve rounded up the past week in media law over at the Inforrm blog. The coming week should be a bit quieter, with no significant hearings listed in the courts, the House of Commons in recess and the Leveson Inquiry … Continue reading

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