Media law

By Dominic Ponsford 24 May 7:59
Proposals to privatise the UK Land Registry are a threat to investigative journalism, according to trade body the News Media Association.
By PA Medialawyer and Press Gazette 23 May 15:44
Google has launched an appeal against a ruling by France’s data protection regulator that French law protecting the right to be forgotten applies not just in Francebut across the world.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 May 11:38
Prince Harry has had a IPSO complaints against the Daily Mail and Mail Online over coverage of his love life rejected.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 May 7:59
The Sun said the Supreme Court has created a "cheaters' charter" by saying there was no public interest in its revelations about a celebrity's extra-marital threesome.
By Press Gazette 20 May 7:24
The Daily Star has been censured by press regulator IPSO after it said Prince Harry and Pippa Middleton were rumoured to be enjoying a "secret romance".
By Dominic Ponsford 19 May 9:42
The celebrity seeking to ban The Sun and others from revealing he was involved in an extra-marital threesome with another couple has had an injunction maintained by the Supreme Court pending a full trial.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 May 11:47
The Daily Mirror publisher's decision to hand over details of a journalist's prison service source to police was at the centre of a bid yesterday to overturn an Operative Elveden conviction.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 May 10:01
IPSO today dealt a blow to those who have claimed the press regulator is the industry's "poodle" with a critical adjudication which has clearly left its biggest member newspaper fuming.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 May 8:23
Sun editor Tony Gallagher today defiantly said IPSO and The Queen were wrong and he was right over a front-page headline saying "The Queen backs Brexit".
By Dominic Ponsford 17 May 14:05
It has emerged that The Sun is involved in a third high-profile privacy legal fight – against a celebrity who wants to keep secret details of a legal complaint against him for sexual "misconduct".
By Dominic Ponsford 17 May 10:06
Croydon Advertiser reporter Gareth Davies has won his two-year battle to get a “prevention of harassment” notice against him rescinded.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 May 7:54
A fresh privacy injunction has been imposed on The Sun stopping it reporting the name of a woman being sued by her former partner - a wealthy divorcee.
By PA Mediapoint 16 May 14:41
A celebrity battling to stop a tabloid newspaper naming him in a story about his alleged extra-marital activities will find out this week if he is to remain anonymous.
By Dominic Ponsford 12 May 11:41
Daily Mail publisher Associated Newspapers was yesterday fined £40,000 for publishing information which might have identified a sexual assault complainant.
By Cleland Thom 11 May 19:39
Media websites’ legal protection for user-generated content on message boards could be under threat.
By Freddy Mayhew 11 May 16:28
Leaked internal emails have exposed Police Scotland’s unlawful attempts to access Sunday Mail journalists’ sources despite the nation’s police chief denying the incident to parliamentarians.
By Freddy Mayhew 11 May 15:39
Sun crime reporter Anthony France, the only journalist to have been convicted under Operation Elveden, passed the first stage in having his conviction overturned by the Court of Appeal.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 May 9:32
The law firm at the centre of the Panana Papers has threatened to take legal action against the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists over its release this week of leaked files.
By Press Gazette 09 May 8:52
Prince Harry has said "incessant" intrusions into his private life have made the line between his personal and public affairs "almost non-existent".
By PA Mediapoint 06 May 13:43
The former prostitute at the centre of an injunction over claims that she slept with a famous British actor has said she regrets speaking to the press.