Opinion: The press can’t decide if they’re for press freedom or against it – Des Freedman

18 10 2013

Press on SaleWeekends are supposed to be for calm reflection of the week that has passed and some rest before the challenges of the week to come. Not this last weekend where dozens of articles appeared in our newspapers raging against the ‘licensing’ of the press in the light of the proposed Parliamentary Royal Charter on press self-regulation, marking the next stage in a peculiar struggle for liberty that is led by some of the most privileged voices in the country. Read the rest of this entry »





Taking privacy seriously: A Statutory Tort? Part 2 – Raymond Wacks

18 10 2013

Privacy and Media FreedomIn the first part of this post, Professor Wacks argued that a statutory privacy case of action would simplify the law.  In this second and concluding part he deals with a number of objections which have been raised to the enactment of a statutory tort of privacy. Read the rest of this entry »