Events: “Libel reform: in the public’s interest?” – video now available

15 01 2011

The Media Standards Trust has now posted video footage of the MST/Inforrm event on 11 January 2011. This can be accessed on You Tube in a number of parts from the image below.





Inforrm Media Law Quiz of the Year, 2010 – The Answers and the Result

15 01 2011

On 5 January 2011, we set the first “Inforrm” Media Law Quiz – 22 tough questions arising out of the Media Law Cases of the past 12 months.  Thank you to everyone who submitted entries.   Assiduous reading of the blog enabled many to spot the trick questions and the other pitfalls laid by the quizmaster.   After careful analysis of the answers there was a clear winner – with an impressive 100% of correct answers  – Mr Benjamin PellRead the rest of this entry »





Matrix Media Update – 15 January 2011

15 01 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.

Case Law

Cambridge v Makin [2011] EWHC 12 (QB). 12 January 2011, Tugendhat J.  A libel action arising out of an email sent in the course of a campaign in support of a motion of no confidence in the directors of the National Register of Public Service Interpreters Ltd (NRPSI) which meant: Read the rest of this entry »