Case Law, Strasbourg: Kapsis v Greece, Calling an Actress “Completely Unknown” is Not Defamatory – Ed Klaris & Alexia Bedat

23 01 2017

ta-nea-20120210The Greek courts were wrong to hold the director of a Greek newspaper and one of its journalists liable for describing an actress recently appointed to an advisory board as “completely unknown”. The Court of Human Rights so decided on 19 January 2017 in Kapsis and Danikas v. Greece (application no. 52137/12)(available only in French). Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 23 January 2017

23 01 2017

weekly-roundupThe inauguration of President Donald J Trump on 20 January 2017 was the biggest media story in the world this week.  The 45th President’s activities over the next 4 years are likely to provide some interesting media law stories. Read the rest of this entry »