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Media law is ever changing and this index will strive to keep you abreast of developments in this complex and important area of journalism.
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Reporters were able to report vital details from a murder trial after restrictions were challenged
Two European rulings support the protection of journalistic sources
Judge agrees to lift ban on identifying 13-year-old who molested a grandmother
Fines imposed in relation to a report on court proceedings involving a brothel
Crawley News man fined £1,000 over picture showing teen with eyes and nose blacked out
Journalist argues publicity would give minimal risk of adverse impact on the child involved
Crunch meeting on Thursday to decide the way forward
Crime reporter passed a note to the bench to spark successful bid to name defendant
Reassuring ruling gave unambiguous guidance to libel judges
Misleading report costs Newsquest undisclosed damages
Disclosure issues move to the top of the media law agenda after recent rulings
Report in Gazette & Herald broke rules after a S39 order was imposed
Paper had no chance to challenge a decision to withhold witness’s name at public hearing
No word on whether there will be further High Court proceedings in MP vs Dewsbury Press action