Publications 2006

Law Gazette

Media law

Thursday 23 November 2006

Station aspires to be "the law firm in your living room" Amber Melville-Brown discovers drama to enjoy but warns this is no replacement for independent legal advice

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Law Gazette

Media law

Thursday 16 November 2006
Publish and be reasonable
Jameel and others v Wall Street Journal Europe Sprl [2006] UKHL 44

Serious and responsible investigative journalism has been freed from the shackles of a defence intended to free it from the shackles of UK defamation law.

http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/inpractice/legalupdates/
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The Times

The Times, Law

October 24 2006
Another, More subjective side of the argument Jameel: a few words of warning to gung-ho journalists


Law Gazette

Media law

Thursday 07 September 2006
Private lives
The Press Complaints Commission (PCC) has added to its body of adjudications with a recent decision against the newspaper The Independent over an invasion of privacy (report 73). It decided that the unauthorised disclosure of an actress's pregnancy - known only to her, her agent and the producer of the show in which she was appearing - was 'a serious intrusion into her private life'.

http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/inpractice/legalupdates/
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British Journalism Review
Volume 17 Number 3 September 2006
Queen Victoria has a lot to Answer for, The Faustian pact with celebrities, Privacy.



Law Gazette

Media law

Thursday 02 March 2006
Win one, lose one
George Galloway MP v The Telegraph Group Ltd [2006] EWCA Civ 17; Mersey Care NHS Trust v Robin Ackroyd [2006] EWCH 107 (QB)
The media is locked in a constant battle to fight against curtailment of its right to free speech, defending a steady stream of defamation and privacy actions. These cases evidence the truth of the theme of modern media litigation that neither this right nor the right of the individual to reputation and/or privacy is paramount. While journalist Robin Ackroyd won the latest round in the battle to protect his source, the Daily Telegraph lost its libel bout with George Galloway MP.

http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/inpractice/legalupdates/
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Shifting sands

Thursday 12 January 2006
Win one, lose one
With its push into international trade, Dubai is becoming the business hub of the Gulf region - and offers considerable work for British law firms, says Amber Melville-Brown
When magic circle firm Linklaters announced its plans to launch a Dubai office this year, it joined a host of UK firms that have already been attracted by the stream of international investment flowing into the Emirate's thriving economy.

http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/features/
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Law Gazette

Media law

Thursday 05 January 2006
Seconds out - the fight on costs
King v Telegraph Group Ltd [2004] EWCA (Civ) 613
According to Senior Costs Judge Peter Hurst's preliminary judgment in the costs assessment in Musa King: 'The way in which defamation actions are conducted in the High Court is unnecessarily confrontational and aggressive.'

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