House of Commons Inquiry into Media Standards, Privacy and Libel

13 02 2010

WhittingdaleThe House of Commons Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport on Press Standards, Privacy and Libel has received over the last 10 months  a plethora of written submissions and heard a considerable amount of evidence from interest groups, media organisations, lawyers, judges, editors, journalists and victims of the media in the UK. click here for submissions Read the rest of this entry »

Review of Recent European Court of Human Rights Article 10 case law

13 02 2010

Court of Human Rights

Despite the contentions of the various interests groups about UK libel law ( such as Index On Censorship – see below), the European Court of Human Rights has only found that the UK has been in breach of Article 10 on one occasion in recent years (in the Financial Times “sources” case). Read the rest of this entry »