IMPRESS Project – Launch of an Arbitration Service and Announcement of Chair of Appointments Panel

26 07 2014

NewspapersThe IMPRESS Project and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) have launched an arbitration service to resolve media law disputes involving journalists and announced the appointment of  Aidan White, Director of the Ethical Journalism Network, as the Chair of the IMPRESS Appointment Panel. Read the rest of this entry »





Defamation Act 2013, A Critical Evaluation: Part 1, General Concerns – Dan Tench

26 07 2014

Defamation ActThe Defamation Act 2013 has now been in force for just over six months.  That means that practitioners have now had the opportunity to become more familiar with its terms and effect and applying it in practice.  There have been few cases arising so far relating to its wording.  However, my own view is that the closer one looks at the legislation, the more unwelcome it becomes. Read the rest of this entry »