Mail on Sunday sued by Frost
Actress Sadie Frost is suing the Mail on Sunday for £50,000 over its
August 21 story "Catfight in the ladies costs Sadie her lover".
She is claiming damages and aggravated damages for alleged libel,
and is seeking an injunction to ban the repetition of the words at the
heart of her claim.
Criminals helped into journalism
The NUJ has launched a scheme to help criminals swap prison cells for the newsroom.
The Pathways to Journalism course has been running in eight prisons
since 2001, but has now been made available nationwide after being
adopted by the National Open College Network.
The NUJ offers six levels of qualification from a basic introduction to journalism to graduate level work.
NoW hands over Beckham tapes
News of the World reporters are to disclose tape recordings of
interviews with David and Victoria Beckham's former nanny, Abbie
Gibson. The pair are suing the newspaper over a story headlined "Posh
and Becks on the Rocks" from September 2004 and the order to hand over
the tapes was made at a pre-trial hearing. The case is due to be heard
on 5 December.
Dublin free daily can use 'metro'
News & Media has obtained a legal ruling allowing it to use the
words "metro edition" on the masthead of its new free daily, Herald AM.
is the latest twist in an ongoing legal battle between rival free
dailies launched in Dublin: INM's Herald AM and Associated Newspapers'
Craig: leave my daughter alone
New James Bond actor Daniel Craig has sent a legal letter to
newspapers urging them not to publish pictures of his daughter. Last
year's European Court of Human Rights case involving Princess Caroline
of Monaco has been interpreted as outlawing the use of paparazzi-style
pictures which show celebrities with their children when they are going
about their normal daily business.
BA outsources in-house paper
British Airways has outsourced the newspaper for its 40,000 employees to a contract publishing agency for the first time.
According to London-based Pressgang, which has been awarded the
deal, it is the only UK weekly staff newspaper that is outsourced.