Summer Courses: International Copyright Law and Privacy Law and Policy

1 04 2014

DigibronThe University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Information Law is offering two Summer Courses on International Copyright Law and Privacy Law & Policy on 7 to 11 July 2014 in Amsterdam.  These will take place at a historic house, De Rode Hoed, Keizersgracht 102 in Amsterdam.
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Power and publication: an interview with Onora O’Neill

7 11 2013

O'NeillThis interview originally appeared in the Kings Review and is published with permission and thanks.

King’s Review recently talked to Baroness Onora O’Neill, chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, crossbench member of the House of Lords, and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Cambridge. Read the rest of this entry »





Media Law academic research – updated2 – Judith Townend

15 02 2012

Inforrm recently featured a list of media law academic articles published in the last 6 months. Since then we’ve been notified by readers of a number of other items, some slightly outside our chronological cut-off. We’re happy to bend the rules (given that six months is a short time in academic terms) to include them here, and also list some recently published books. Read the rest of this entry »





Media law academic articles round up, the past 6 months – Judith Townend [Updated]

2 02 2012

Wordle: UntitledThis post gives a selection of research papers on media law topics published in the last six months. While increasing numbers of academic articles are now freely available online, many are still only accessible via subscription-only journals. This list contains a mix of both. Read the rest of this entry »





Truth and the Unnamed Source – Damian Carney

7 01 2012

When journalists find themselves facing court action which seeks to force them to reveal their unnamed sources, they tend to claim a ‘reporter’s privilege.’  This is based on the argument that it is a universal and primary tenet of journalistic codes of ethics which the individual journalist (and profession) will not yield in any circumstances. Such a position is thrown into doubt when the journalist is seeking to protect the supplier of false information. In this post, I will show how the conflict between the obligation to truth and protection of unnamed sources are resolved in both the ethical and legal spheres. Read the rest of this entry »





Announcement: Making a Difference? The Social, Economic and Political Impact of Media Research University of East Anglia, Norwich 24 June 2011

25 05 2011
The media@uea initiative brings together the schools of Economics, Film & Television Studies, International Development, Political, Social & International Studies, the UEA Law School and others from across the University of East Anglia.  The first media@uea symposium is taking place in Norwich on 24 June 2011.   Read the rest of this entry »




Public Service Advert: UEA Academic Media Law Jobs

1 11 2010

We have been asked to draw the attention of  our readers to the fact that University of East Anglia Law School is advertising for two full-time indefinite posts in the areas of media, IT or IP law.  Further details and the further particulars brochure can be found here.  UEA is developing an interdisciplinary centre for the study of media and the Law School has a new research grouping for media and IP law.  The LLM in Media Law, Policy and Practice is now in its third year. Read the rest of this entry »








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