The Defamation Act 2013, the Art of Missing the Big Picture – Claire de Than

24 03 2014

Defamation Act 2013Since 2010 the media have escalated their campaign for major reform to the law of defamation, to remove the perceived ‘chilling effect’ on journalism of the threat of libel actions. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 24 March 2014

24 03 2014

Weekly Round Up 2We begin, as usual, with the Phone Hacking Trial which has now completed 18 weeks of hearings. There were four days of evidence from former News of the World Royal Editor, Clive Goodman. He was taken ill on Friday and the Court did not sit. Peter Jukes has his usual summary of the week, linking to his live tweets.   Read the rest of this entry »