image13.pngThe Inforrm winter break comes to an end today and we will resume regular posting with a series about the impact of the Defamation Act 2013.  Does the Act “reverse the chilling effect on freedom of expression of current libel law” or is it damp squib which will make defamation cases more complex? We welcome contributions from all sides of this debate.

We had a record number of posts in 2013 on the usual wide range of media and legal subjects.  In the course of the year we passed 2,000 posts and 2,000 followers on Twitter. Thank you once again to all our readers and contributors in England and around the world.

Our Table of Media Law Cases sets out to provide a comprehensive list of cases (and case comments).  The Table of Forthcoming cases has been recently updated.  Please let us know if we have missed anything in either table.  We welcome posts on all topics relating to media and the law – particularly from international contributors.   We can be contacted at the usual email address –

The top twenty posts of 2013 reflect the great range of interest of our readers.  They were, in descending order: