Defamation Act 2013: Serious Harm, a win for the press? – Oliver Fetiveau

12 09 2014

Oliver FetiveauIt appears that, as a result of the recent decision in Cooke v MGN ([2014] EWHC 2831 (QB)), the Press may be able to escape the financial cost of defamation, and reap the financial reward, simply by issuing an early apology.  This has serious implications for the new press regulatory body, the Independent Press Standards Organisation (“IPSO”), established this week. Read the rest of this entry »