Opinion: “Mosley loses, but this does not mean it’s a victory for the press” – Leon Glenister

15 05 2011

Max Mosley has lost the latest battle in his ongoing war with the press on privacy. He had argued before the European Court of Human Rights (‘European Court’) that where a newspaper published private information on an individual they should be forced to notify the individual concerned prior to publication. The court rejected such a ‘pre-notification requirement’. This should, however, not be seen as a victory for the press or free speech. Rather, it is more of an unsurprising application of the principles of the European Court. Read the rest of this entry »





Telegraph and Lib Dems: welcome PCC precedent, unlikely to have wider impact – Martin Moore

15 05 2011

The PCC’s adjudication against the Telegraph creates an important precedent where there are currently far too few. But on its own it is unlikely to have a major impact, either in the short or long term, on press practice. Read the rest of this entry »