Leveson is Back: What Kind of British Press do you Want? – Damian Tambini and Sally Broughton Micova

7 10 2013

Lord Leveson report Into Media StandardsIt seems appropriate that the week before the ball will start rolling again on the implementation of Lord Justice Leveson’s recommendations, a story in The Daily Mail re-ignites debate about the behaviour and ethics of the British press. Read the rest of this entry »





New Zealand Media Regulation: No one-stop media regulator – Steven Price

7 10 2013

NZ Media RegulationThe good news, for the Law Commission: the government thinks the Commission’s report on media regulation –  recommending the establishment of a one-stop media complaints body serving print, broadcast and online platforms – is “excellent”. The bad news: the government has rejected that recommendation. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 7 October 2013

7 10 2013

Round Up 2013This has been the week of “Miliband and the Daily Mail”. The country’s most powerful newspaper took on the leader of the opposition and, by all accounts, lost.  A YouGov poll showed that a majority of the public (and its readers) disapproved of the story and thought it should apologise. Read the rest of this entry »