Matrix Media Update – 26 February 2011

26 02 2011

This is a Media Law Update covering the last week prepared by the Legal Information Team at Matrix Chambers, which they have kindly agreed to make available to readers of Inforrm.

Latest Cases

Gray v News Group [2011] EWHC 349 (Ch) – 25 Feb 2011.  Application for an order for the provision of information against Glenn Mulcaire,  who in turn sought to rely on his privilege against self-incrimination.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Prior Restraint and Permanent Injunctions in Defamation Cases in Ireland – Eoin O’Dell

26 02 2011

Irish Daily Star on Sunday MastheadIn Watters v Independent Star [2010] IECC 1 (03 November 2010), the first reported judgment on the Defamation Act, 2009 (also here), Matthews J granted the plaintiff a declaratory order pursuant to section 28 of the Act (also here) that an article published by the defendant was defamatory, and he made a further order pursuant to section 33 of the Act (also here) prohibiting the newspaper from re-publishing the defamation. Read the rest of this entry »