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News: High Court dismisses Daily Mail’s summary judgment application in unlawful information gathering case

Mail publisher fails to deliver 'knockout blow' to Harry High Court claim | Shropshire StarIn a comprehensive judgment handed down today in the case of Various Claimants v Associated Newspapers Limited [2023] EWHC 2789 (KB), Mr Justice Nicklin dismissed the application by the Defendant, the publisher of the Daily Mail,  for summary judgment against the seven claimants on limitation grounds.  The Judge upheld the defendant’s objections to the Claimants’ reliance on certain documents from the Leveson Inquiry and orders withholding the names of journalists. Continue reading

Rupert Murdoch’s empire was built on a shrewd understanding of how media and power work – Bruce Drushel

When businesspeople retire at an advanced age, it seldom makes headlines.  But when 92-year-old Rupert Murdoch announced in September that he was stepping away from his multicontinent media empire and turning it over to his son Lachlan, it was breaking news that generated countless stories speculating about the futures of two of his most storied holdings, Fox and News Corp. Continue reading

IPSO the Glove Puppet Talks B******s About Standards: the Meghan Markle/Clarkson Complaint Analysed – Paul Wragg

One day, IPSO the glove puppet will tell the truth about An Industry Talking B******s about its commitment to high editorial standards. But not today. Today, IPSO will say its decision to hold The Sun accountable for ‘a serious breach of the Editor’s Code of Practice’ (Lord Faulk’s words) demonstrates that it is the tough regulator it has claimed to be since its inception in 2014; that it can force newspaper editors to publish prominent adverse adjudications ‘whether they like it or not.’ Today, IPSO will say, it has shown the Press Recognition Panel was wrong to claim it is nothing more than the trade’s complaints handling service. Continue reading

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