Journalisted: week ending Sunday 23 September 2012, Policewomen, apology and miners

26 09 2012

Journalisted is an independent, not-for-profit website built to make it easier for the public, to find out more about journalists and what they write about. It is run by the Media Standards Trust.   It collects information automatically from the websites of British news outlets. Articles are indexed by journalist, based on the byline to the article. Keywords and statistics are automatically generated, and the site searches for any blogs or social bookmarking sites linking to each article. Read the rest of this entry »





Prosecuting the Media: The DPP’s final guidelines – Alex Bailin QC and Edward Craven

26 09 2012

On 13 September 2012 the Director of Public Prosecutions published final Guidelines for prosecutors on assessing the public interest in cases affecting the media. The guidelines set out the approach that the CPS will take to prosecutorial decisions that affect the media. In particular, they provide guidance to prosecutors on how to decide whether a prosecution is in the public interest. Read the rest of this entry »





La Regina Nuda and Italian Privacy Law – Athalie Matthews and Giacomo Parmigiani

26 09 2012

So Kate and Wills have now jetted back from the South Pacific and are lying low after French Closer published topless pictures of the Duchess under the headline “OH MY GOD!” and other publications followed suit. Read the rest of this entry »