On 6 January 2013, Hacked Off, the campaign for a free and accountable press, published its Leveson Draft Bill [pdf], a short parliamentary bill to put into law Lord Justice Leveson’s recommendations on press regulation.
Produced in consultation with victims of press abuse and supporters of Hacked Off, the Leveson Bill has been drafted by Hugh Tomlinson QC, the chair of Hacked Off, and legislative expert and specialist Parliamentary Counsel Daniel Greenberg. Continue reading
Happy New Year to all our readers. This is the first round up of 2013, following a three part Review of the Year 2012 [1, 2, 3]. Firstly, there is still time to complete the Inforrm Media Law Quiz of the Year, set by the reigning champion, Benjamin Pell. Answers should be submitted to Inforrm by email (to firstname.lastname@example.org) by 14 January 2013. Secondly, please do let us know if we’ve missed anything, or if you have suggestions for items to include in the next round up: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading