Law and Media Round Up – 23 January 2017

23 01 2017

weekly-roundupThe inauguration of President Donald J Trump on 20 January 2017 was the biggest media story in the world this week.  The 45th President’s activities over the next 4 years are likely to provide some interesting media law stories. Read the rest of this entry »

Event: European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, Promoting dialogue between the European Court of Human Rights and the media freedom community

17 01 2017

logoOn 24 March 2017, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), together with the Council of Europe, will hold a one day conference to discuss the Court of Human Rights case law on Article 10 and related articles concerning freedom of expression of media and journalists. Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media Round Up – 16 January 2017

16 01 2017

weekly-updateThe Government’s deeply flawed “Consultation on the Leveson Inquiry and its implementation” closed on Tuesday 10 January 2017.  The consultation is the subject of a judicial review and the Government have undertaken not to take any action until this review is concluded. Read the rest of this entry »

The Trump dossier and verification in the era of fake news – Ivor Gaber

12 01 2017

trumpTo verify, or not to verify? That is the question that journalists face on an almost daily basis; but the issue of whether media organisations should publish information that isn’t 100% watertight has been brought into sharp relief by the latest stories about Donald Trump and his alleged involvement with Russia. Read the rest of this entry »

Inforrm End of Winter Break and Hilary Term Preview

12 01 2017

Royal-Courts-of-JusticeThe Inforrm winter break ends today, the second day of the Hilary Legal Term (although, as attentive readers will have noticed, we have been doing a lot of “Leveson Consultation postings” over recent days).  Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media Round Up – 9 January 2017

9 01 2017

weekly-round-upThis is the first Law and Media Round Up of 2017. The Hilary Legal Term begins on Wednesday 11 January 2017.  We will have a Round Up of the media law cases due to be heard this term later in the week. Read the rest of this entry »

A Response to the Leveson Consultation, Part 2: The Falsehood that “much has changed” – Brian Cathcart

8 01 2017

Leveson.jpgThis is the second part of a response to the government consultation. More will follow. We will welcome your comments, and if you wish to register your views with the government, click here. Read the rest of this entry »