“The Future of Phone Hacking Claims: Details of the News Group Compensation Scheme – Steven Heffer

4 11 2011

There are currently 60 individuals pursuing claims in the High Court for damages for breach of privacy and misuse of confidential information, arising out of phone hacking conducted by Glenn Mulcaire on behalf of the now defunct News of the World. A number of lead claims,currently before Mr Justice Vos, are due to be heard at a trial expected to start at the end of January next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Regulating for Trust in Journalism: standards regulation in the age of blended media – Lara Fielden

4 11 2011

A presentation to “Media Regulation – New Ideas: A City University London and Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Event 1 November 2011”

It’s 2011. I’m a consumer. I know a bit about the media and its regulation. I know that Ofcom regulates television and radio. I’ve read that the PCC has been through some rough times recently but I know that, for the time being at least, it regulates newspapers. Read the rest of this entry »