Now that the legal term has ended, Inforrm is taking a winter break for a few weeks to allow the editorial team to relax. We will have a some occasional posts over the next fortnight but the full normal service will not be resumed until 14 January 2019.
This years we have had 362 posts on Inforrm on a very wide variety of media and legal topics from authors from all areas of media law and all round the world. We have had 425,000 page views this year, more than half from the UK with the United States, India, Australia and Ireland making up the rest of the top five.
Many thanks to all our readers for following the blog and our twitter feed. And thank you for the many positive comments we have had (and the constructive negative ones). Thanks also to everyone who has written for the blog.
As we have said many times before, Inforrm is intended to be a forum for debate and we welcome contributions from all points of view about issues concerning “media and law”. We can be contacted via the email address on the home page.
The top 10 posts of 2018 were as follows (in descending order)
- Top 10 Defamation Cases of 2017, a selection – Suneet Sharma
- Case Law, India: Puttaswamy v Union of India, Supreme Court recognises a constitutional right to privacy in a landmark judgment – Hugh Tomlinson QC
- Lord Hain and Privilege: When power, wealth and abuse combine to subvert the rule of law – Paul Wragg
- Data Protection: Overview of the Case Law in 2017
- Case Law: LJY v Persons Unknown: Celebrity blackmail victim obtains injunction restraining publication of allegation of serious criminality – Max Campbell
- The Guardian’s Leveson Betrayal, Line by Line – Brian Cathcart
- Defamation Act 2013: A Summary and Overview – Iain Wilson and Max Campbell
- Why Sir Cliff Richard’s case was wrongly decided – Paul Wragg
- Case Law, Strasbourg: ML and WW v Germany, Article 8 right to be forgotten and the media – Hugh Tomlinson QC and Aidan Wills
- If you don’t want the Daily Mail and the Sun receive public subsidies you need to say so now – Brian Cathcart