Politicians and the Press a Year after Leveson: Has Anything Changed?

29 11 2013

media-reformThe Media Reform Coalition has published, for the first anniversary of the publication of Lord Justice Leveson’s report into press standards, a dossier on the corrosive relationship between politicians and the press [pdf] as revealed by testimony to the Leveson Inquiry. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Strasbourg: Österreichische Vereinigung zur Erhaltung v. Austria, NGO has Article 10 right to access documents – Hugh Tomlinson QC

29 11 2013

In a judgment handed down by the First Section on 28 November 2013 in the case of Österreichische Vereinigung zur Erhaltung, Stärkung und Schaffung eines wirtschaftlich gesunden land- und forstwirtschaftlichen Grundbesitzes v. Austria (application no. 39534/07), the Court of Human Rights has found a breach of an NGO’s Article 10 right to obtain information from a public authority. Read the rest of this entry »