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Media Law RSS

Media law is ever changing and this index will strive to keep you abreast of developments in this complex and important area of journalism.

Our fortnightly column looking at the latest law issues, written by specialist media lawyers from Foot Anstey, also appears here.

May 21, 2012

Newspaper awarded £7k costs in ‘lobster pot’ threat case

Ruling is victory for freedom of the press says former editor

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May 16, 2012

The Law Column: Much to applaud in Defamation Bill

Our fortnightly look at legal issues facing the industry.

May 3, 2012

Weekly overturns naming ban on 18-year-old

Magistrates thank newspaper for legal intervention

May 2, 2012

Law Column: Keep an eye on anonymous comments

Our fortnightly look at legal issues facing the industry.

April 18, 2012

The Law Column: A political reporter’s brush with the law

Our fortnightly look at legal issues facing the industry

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April 11, 2012

Hat-trick of awards for journalism law students

Cash prize was given for performance in law exam

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April 5, 2012

Success for daily newspaper in libel case

Editor gave evidence in court

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April 5, 2012

Reporter won court challenge over identity of serial killer’s mum

Lawyer wanted details kept private

April 2, 2012

Regional reporter faced jail threat for refusing to reveal sources

Journalist could have faced jail term

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March 28, 2012

Regional daily overturns banning order in dead baby case

Newspaper’s lawyers wrote to judge

March 27, 2012

Man sent threats to regional journalist, court told

Letter referred to journalist being ‘cut up and put in lobster pots’

March 26, 2012

Reporter wins court challenge to name baby batterer

Journalist won argument with barrister

March 20, 2012

Scottish journalist ‘was prime suspect in blagging probe’

Former police officer spoke to Sunday Herald

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March 15, 2012

Newspaper backs down over drunk driver gagging order

Lawyer cited time and resource constraints

March 13, 2012

The Law Column: RIP the PCC – What next?

Our fortnightly look at legal issues facing the industry.

March 1, 2012

Abusive parents named after regional daily’s court challenge

Newspaper was able to report full details of case

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