- Seventy-eight per cent of the population wants independent press regulation backed by statute.
- No witness or anybody else at the Leveson Inquiry advocated state control of the press. Read the rest of this entry »
In my previous post, I discussed a temporary injunction obtained by music promoter David Kavanagh to prevent the sale of Melanie Verwoerd’s memoir When We Dance. The book charts her Afrikaner upbringing, her marriage to the grandson of an architect of apartheid, her anti-apartheid involvement with the African National Congress, her time as South African ambassador to Ireland and as head of UNICEF Ireland, and her relationship with celebrity DJ Gerry Ryan until his unexpected death on the night of 29 April 2010. Read the rest of this entry »
Model Order - Interim Non-Disclosure
Practice Guidance on Interim Non-Disclosure Orders
EWCA Case Tracker
Defamation Act 2013
Explanatory Notes to Defamation Act 2013
Defamation (Operators of Websites) Regulations 2103
Royal Charter on Self-Regulation of the Press
Royal Charter Explanatory Notes
Leveson Inquiry, Searchable Database
23 and 24 April 2014,“1984: Freedom and Censorship in the Media – Where Are We Now?“, University of Sunderland, London Campus, Canary Wharf.
2 May 2014,“Media Power and Plurality Conference,“, City University, London
8 and 9 May 2014,“Conference on Freedom of Expression,“, University of Helsinki.
24 and 25 May 2014,“Understanding Transition, Austerity, Communication and the Media“, University of Bucharest.
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