Media and Law Review of the Year, 2014: Part 1: The Cases – defamation, privacy and Google

29 12 2014

year-in-review-2014-image The last year was, again, a relatively quiet one in the English media law courts, with the predicted flood of litigation seeking to work out the meaning of the newly in force Defamation Act 2013 failing to materialise and privacy activity continuing at a relatively low level. Read the rest of this entry »





Media and Law Review of the Year, 2013: Part 2, Phone Hacking, Blagging, Bribing and the Trial

30 12 2013

2013 year in review 2Phone hacking and its close relations blagging and bribing were rarely out of the media law news in 2013.  There were new arrests and charges throughout the year, culminating in an Old Bailey Trial.  This began on 28 October 2013 with eight defendants facing seven charges. Read the rest of this entry »