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Danish Police Issue Image Of Shooting Suspect

Danish Police Issue Image Of Shooting Suspect | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Danish police are hunting a man who killed killed a civilian and injured three police officers in a shooting at a meeting about blasphemy and freedom of speech - organised by an artist who has faced threats for caricaturing the Prophet Mohammed.

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Impress, the alternative press regulator, appoints its board

Impress, the alternative press regulator, appoints its board | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Among the six are a former Sun journalist and two other ex-journalists
Impress, the press regulator that is being set up as an alternative to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso), has appointed its inaugural board.
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From net neutrality to copyright: media law trends for 2015

From net neutrality to copyright: media law trends for 2015 | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
The battle over how to protect an open internet, new copyright exceptions and the increasing influence of the European commission are just a few trends to monitor next year
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Media mergers under scrutiny in Ireland

Media mergers under scrutiny in Ireland | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
In December 2014, Ireland’s Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources published draft guidelines on media mergers and invited comments until 22 January.
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New press regulator wants to put ‘red pencil’ through complex industry rules

New press regulator wants to put ‘red pencil’ through complex industry rules | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Chairman Sir Alan Moses says Independent Press Standards Organisation has shown publishers and editors new guidelinesThe chairman of the new press regulator has said he wants to put a “red pencil” though the complex set of rules governing the...
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Event Preview: “Does privacy matter?”, Launch of Centre for Law and Information Policy, 24 February 2014

Event Preview: “Does privacy matter?”, Launch of Centre for Law and Information Policy, 24 February 2014 | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Does privacy still matter to us, and if so, do we have the right legal tools to protect it?
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Case Law: Mosley v Google Inc, Data Protection claim against Google to go to trial – Lorna Skinner

Case Law: Mosley v Google Inc, Data Protection claim against Google to go to trial – Lorna Skinner | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
On 15 January 2015 Mr Justice Mitting gave judgment in only the second English data protection case against Google after the decision in Google Spain.  In Mosley v.
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Case Law: Simpson v MGN Limited and Ward: gradations of infidelity and the importance of ‘established family units’ – Sara Mansoori

Case Law: Simpson v MGN Limited and Ward: gradations of infidelity and the importance of ‘established family units’ – Sara Mansoori | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
An allegation of infidelity is defamatory, but an allegation of infidelity which imperils or destroys a home and family unit is particularly disreputable.
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Intimate Images and Consent – Alex Cochrane

Intimate Images and Consent – Alex Cochrane | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Last week, there were whispers on social media that The Sun newspaper had made an editorial decision to axe page 3.
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Rupert Murdoch and the police treat journalists like terrorists | Nick Cohen

Rupert Murdoch and the police treat journalists like terrorists | Nick Cohen | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
The contempt for journalism has never been greater, both from within and without
Journalists must protect their sources.
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Lord Justice Leveson's report (as it should be)...

Lord Justice Leveson's report (as it should be)... | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
At last, here’s an easy-to-navigate version
One of the frustrations about quoting from the Leveson report and finding relevant references has been its inaccessibility. I have the four-volume printed copy and I downloaded the pdf.
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Press needs a regulator to protect itself and the rest of us – Angela Phillips

Press needs a regulator to protect itself and the rest of us – Angela Phillips | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
When the News of the World newspaper closed in 2011, in the wake of the phone hacking scandal, its editor, Colin Myler, said: “I know we produce a paper to be proud of.” To prove the point, the paper’s final edition was covered with front page...
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News: Tom Watson MP, Second Annual Leveson Lecture; Unfinished Business – Tamsin Turk

News: Tom Watson MP, Second Annual Leveson Lecture; Unfinished Business – Tamsin Turk | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
On 3 December 2014, at the invitation of the campaigning group Hacked Off, Tom Watson MP gave the Second Annual Leveson Lecture, to a large audience in Westminster.
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TV, TiVo, OTT: How television-watching has evolved

TV, TiVo, OTT: How television-watching has evolved | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
A timeline of the technology behind how we watch television.
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Ipso orders newspaper where to publish its correction

Ipso orders newspaper where to publish its correction | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Press & Journal ordered to give greater prominence to apology for inaccurate articlef The new press regulator, the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso), has published its first set of rulings on complaints, including the first use of its...
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Max Mosley begins court action to stop Google showing pictures of sex party

Max Mosley begins court action to stop Google showing pictures of sex party | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Lawyers for former F1 racing boss argue that search engine is a publisher and is misusing private informationMax Mosley, the former head of Formula One racing, has begun a UK high court action to stop Google showing pictures of him at a sex party.
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Beyond Parody, Mackenzie and Murdoch cast themselves as consumer champions – Brian Cathcart

Beyond Parody, Mackenzie and Murdoch cast themselves as consumer champions – Brian Cathcart | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Kelvin MacKenzie and Rupert Murdoch have taken an initiative that is beyond parody: they have set up a consumer complaint website whose aim, according to the former Sun editor, is ‘to force companies and politicians to do the right thing’.
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The Plurality Dialogue: what have we learned, and where next?

The Plurality Dialogue: what have we learned, and where next? | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
To conclude our Plurality Dialogue series, LSE Media Policy Project director Damian Tambini addresses the most crucial questions that policymakers should be considering with regards to the role that digital intermediaries play in the democratic...
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Case Law, Strasbourg: Pinto Pinheiro Marques v. Portugal, Public authorities, criminal libel and a mistake of law – Hugh Tomlinson QC

Case Law, Strasbourg: Pinto Pinheiro Marques v. Portugal, Public authorities, criminal libel and a mistake of law – Hugh Tomlinson QC | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
In the case of Pinto Pinheiro Marques v.
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Leveson and Murdoch: Hypocrisy and the Protection of Journalists – Evan Harris

Leveson and Murdoch: Hypocrisy and the Protection of Journalists – Evan Harris | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Nick Cohen has many qualities as a polemical writer and orator and is a fierce defender of free expression.
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Press freedom in Britain is now dead in the water - The Conversation UK

Press freedom in Britain is now dead in the water - The Conversation UK | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Britain’s rights to basic freedom of expression, which writers, journalists and free-speech activists fought for over centuries have been sacrificed and abandoned in the space of a few short disastrous…...
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None of us are exempt from following media guidelines on reporting suicide – Alexandra Pitman

None of us are exempt from following media guidelines on reporting suicide – Alexandra Pitman | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
An article published last month in the mental health research journal Crisis reviewed arts journalists’ reporting of suicide when writing about painters who had died in this way, and concluded that they had failed to adhere to media guidelines on...
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The missing link: where do third parties stand in the “right to be forgotten”?

The missing link: where do third parties stand in the “right to be forgotten”? | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
On 26 November 2014 the European Union’s Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (29WP) published its guidelines for implementing the “right to be forgotten.” The thirteen guidelines, while not legally binding, are to be used by search engines and...
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Netflix, Verizon Haggle Over Regulation of Last Mile in FCC Net Neutrality ... - Channel Partners

Netflix, Verizon Haggle Over Regulation of Last Mile in FCC Net Neutrality ... - Channel Partners | The Leveson Report | Scoop.it
Citing the success of commercial agreements, Verizon maintains the FCC should not use the Net neutrality proceeding to regulate the exchange of Internet traffic.
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