Northern Ireland Law and Media Annual Round Up 2013 – Olivia O’Kane

12 02 2014

High-Court-BelfastThe Courts in Northern Ireland heard a wide range of media law cases in 2013. In this post I will provide summaries of the most important cases in which judgments were given and are publicly available. Read the rest of this entry »





Pressing for press accountability in Britain – Jonathan Heawood

12 02 2014

For 65 years, newspapers in Britain have run a system grandly known as self-regulation. It is little more than a complaints-handling service. The current body, the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) has – like its predecessors – lost public confidence for failing to hold newspapers accountable to their own standards. Read the rest of this entry »