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Guest post: Judge forbids live tweeting in Isle of Wight case

The hyperlocal site, VentnorBlog, was at the High Court at the end of July, to cover a Leave Hearing for a Judicial Review between an Isle of Wight resident and the Isle of Wight council. In this guest post, VB’s … Continue reading

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A storm in a brown envelope? Comment moderation issues on the Isle of Wight

Here’s a legal tale from the Isle of Wight, where the local council has taken objection to commenters on the Ventnor blog making references to “brown envelopes”. The Ventnor Blog, which won TalkAboutLocal’s ‘Best Hyperlocal site in the UK’ award … Continue reading

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