Privacy

By PA Media Lawyer 30 June 9:49
Disgraced publicist Max Clifford has asked the High Court to throw out a claim by former royal butler Paul Burrell that he breached his confidentiality by passing personal details about him to the News of the World.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 June 10:30
The BBC has published links to nearly 200 of its news stories which have been excluded from Google search results in Europe following the “right to be forgotten” ruling.
By William Turvill 26 June 9:15
Trinity Mirror has increased its cost savings target for the year from £10m, set in March, to £20m.
By Cleland Thom 24 June 21:45
The Government's plans to introduce a UK Bill of Rights has received a mixed reception. But if the proposed legislation included the guaranteed freedom of the press, I'd be all for it.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 June 16:02
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has begun the process of setting up a low cost arbitration scheme for settling libel and privacy claims.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 June 15:18
Spying legislation which has allowed the police to secretly view journalists’ call records is set to be replaced in a wholesale reform of surveillance.
By Dominic Ponsford 10 June 17:00
Mirror Group Newspapers has been refused permission to appeal against a High Court ruling which saw it ordered to pay record damages to eight phone-hacking victims.
By William Turvill 10 June 8:43
A lawyer handling Press Gazette's bid to make police disclose how many times they have accessed journalists' phone records has pledged to take the case as far as the European Court of Human Rights if necessary.
By William Turvill 04 June 11:40
Last month, Mr Justice Mann ruled that actress Sadie Frost should receive £260,250 and former footballer Paul Gascoigne £188,250 after a two-week damages trial.
By PA Media Lawyer 01 June 14:00
Lawyers for the Irish Times and State-owned broadcaster RTE are to go to the High Court in Dublin tomorrow in a bit to clarify whether they can report on comments made in the Irish parliament.
By William Turvill 28 May 12:22
Press Gazette has formally challenged police refusal to disclose information about the seizure of journalistic phone records.
By William Turvill 26 May 8:57
Mirror Group Newspapers has now been sued by nearly 100 actors, sports stars and other individuals in the High Court in the wake of the hacking scandal at the titles.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 May 14:10
Campaign group Hacked Off has predicted that Trinity Mirror will face hundreds more phone-hacking claims.
By William Turvill 20 May 11:40
The University of Westminster has "concluded" an investigation into the source of a leaked picture of Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi.
By William Turvill 08 May 12:12
Media lawyers have praised the impact of Press Gazette's Save Our Sources - but warned that the law changes it prompted may not go far enough to protect journalistic material and sources.
By William Turvill 07 May 10:58
A mother has been banned from speaking to the press about a judge’s decision to put her baby into the care of her father and his partner.
By PA Media Lawyer 07 May 9:34
Letters warning the media against "acts of harassment" on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at their Norfolk home have been distributed by police, according to reports.
By William Turvill and Press Association 22 April 9:06
Former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan has been questioned by Scotland Yard detectives in connection with claims of phone-hacking.
By PA Media Lawyer 20 April 11:16
The woman in the photograph was not mentioned in the article and IPSO ruled that the newspaper had breached clause 9, covering the reporting of crime, of the Editors' Code of Practice.
By William Turvill 15 April 13:14
The Liberal Democrat election manifesto calls for action from Parliament if the press continues to refuse to sign up to a regulator which complies with the Leveson report.

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