Journalisted weekly, week ending 18 November 2012, Lord McAlpine, Gaza violence and Congo rebels

21 11 2012

Journalisted is an independent, not-for-profit website built to make it easier for the public, to find out more about journalists and what they write about. It is run by the Media Standards Trust. It collects information automatically from the websites of British news outlets. Articles are indexed by journalist, based on the byline to the article. Keywords and statistics are automatically generated, and the site searches for any blogs or social bookmarking sites linking to each article. Read the rest of this entry »

View from Australia, Media Regulation: Damned if you do, damned if you don’t – Peter Bartlett

21 11 2012

Lord Justice Leveson faces far more challenges in preparing his Report than those who prepared the Finkelstein Report and the Convergence Review in Australia.  The environment in the UK is entirely different. Read the rest of this entry »

Case Law, Australia, Trkulja v Google Inc, $200,000, Second Big Win to Send Google into a Frenzy – Justin Castelan

21 11 2012

In Silicon Valley, Google’s legal representatives will now be reinventing their business models, acquainting themselves with Australian defamation law and generally wincing, as for what seems to be the first time, a common law court has determined that, for the purposes of defamation, Google can be treated as a publisher of its search engine results. Read the rest of this entry »


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