Debate report – Could television regulation save the press? – Judith Townend

16 11 2011

Tuesday night’s panel at Westminster University couldn’t even agree on the virtues of television journalism, let alone whether the PCC was dead in the water. The Media Society event marked the release of Professor Steven Barnett’s new book, ‘The Rise and Fall of Television Journalism‘, in which he argues the press would be strengthened and protected if it learnt from television regulation. Read the rest of this entry »





US Freedom of Expression and Media Law Round Up: 16 November 2011 – Gervase de Wilde

16 11 2011

The Supreme Court gave several judgments on First Amendment matters last term, and these are helpfully rounded up by the ABA Journal here. While no significant decisions in this area have been handed down since our last round up, the Court is, as the ABA article suggests, showing a clear interest in cases with First Amendment implications. Read the rest of this entry »