News: Supreme Court to give judgment on Article 10 CFA challenge on 11 April 2017

6 04 2017

The Supreme Court has announced that judgment will be handed down in the cases of Times Newspapers v Flood, Frost v MGN and Miller v Associated Newspapers at 9.45 am on Tuesday 11 April 2017. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Stunt v Associated Newspapers, Mail heads off attempt by businessman to prevent use of personal data in important decision on the Data Protection Act – Keith Mathieson

6 04 2017

In an important judgment in the case of Stunt v Associated Newspapers ([2017] EWHC 695 (QB)) that will be reassuring to news media organisations, the High Court has determined that section 32(4) of the Data Protection Act 1998 is not incompatible with EU law.  Read the rest of this entry »





News: Stocker v Stocker, Defendant given permission to appeal in Facebook libel case

6 04 2017

On 5 April 2017, Lady Justice Arden gave Nicola Stocker permission to appeal the judgment of Mr Justice Mitting dated 3 March 2016 ([2016] EWHC 474 (QB)). Read the rest of this entry »





The media must respond more responsibly to terrorist attacks: here’s how – Richard English

6 04 2017

Image 20170403 21938 1o8yf0bTwo days after the Westminster attack on March 22, the journalist Simon Jenkins cautioned against overreaction to such assaults, claiming “the actions of the authorities and the media in response to Wednesday have ramped up the hysteria of terror”. Read the rest of this entry »