Opinion: Media Regulation – Options or a New Settlement? – Stephen Whittle

7 10 2011

Martin Moore’s helpful seven options for the reform of press regulation as explained and amplified by Hugh Tomlinson with his Option 8 suggestion of a Media Regulation Tribunal certainly help focus the mind about the future. But perhaps the first thing to clarify is what it is that we want from an improved regulatory framework in the wake of the phone hacking crisis and the Leveson Inquiry. Read the rest of this entry »





“A right to be forgotten – or a right to delete?” Part 1 – Paul Bernal

7 10 2011

The so-called ‘right to be forgotten’, is of particular current interest: its mooted inclusion in the forthcoming revision of the Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC) has produced much debate and comment, some of it extremely negative, some emotional and some displaying both ignorance and misunderstanding. Read the rest of this entry »