Defamation Act 2013: Support for Early Resolution of Defamation Claims – Glyn Lancefield

18 01 2014

Glyn Lancefield websiteOn 1 January 2014 the Defamation Act 2013 come into force, bringing about significant changes to the law of defamation. The reforms include a new threshold test of “serious harm”, a number of new defences, a new single publication rule, as well as new provisions regarding secondary publishers.  Read the rest of this entry »





Distorting the debate on media reform – Angela Phillips

18 01 2014

WAN-IFRAA delegation from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) arrived in the UK this week to investigate “The British Government’s actions relating to newspaper regulation and the handling of state surveillance.” Read the rest of this entry »