Reporting restrictions

By Press Gazette | 26 Mar 2014
An online service should be launched to help journalists and bloggers covering criminal trials discover if reporting restrictions are in force, the body responsible for recommending law reform has said.
By PA Media Lawyer | 03 Sep 2013

A convicted rapist who became embroiled in a legal dispute with the Ministry of Justice has lost a fight to keep his name out of media reports.

By Cleland Thom | 27 Aug 2013
New rules restricting reports of Employment Tribunals have been introduced.
By PA Media Lawyer | 25 Jan 2013
A High Court judge has used human rights laws to give anonymity to a notorious killer who is seeking to be moved to an open prison.
By Andrew Pugh | 09 Jan 2013
A top judge has warned the family justice system is failing to address freedom of speech considerations after overturning a “shocking” injunction banning The Sun from revealing how a four-year-old girl was left in foster care with a man accused of downloading child porn.
The Sun
By PA Media Lawyer | 09 Oct 2012
Police have launched an investigation after The Sun published a report of court proceedings which a judge has suggested was both prejudicial and breached statutory reporting restrictions.
By paulmcnally | 03 Mar 2008

With 63 pages of national press coverage on Friday alone, and more than 5,000 articles on Google News over the weekend, we thought it was only fair to give you a digest of how the nationals covered the story of its own voluntary news blackout.

By paulmcnally | 03 Mar 2008

Channel 4 was hit with a seven-day injunction on Friday, banning it from broadcasting an interview with ex-SAS officer Simon Ma

By paulmcnally | 10 Feb 2008

Too many magistrates and judges impose gagging orders without consulting the press, High Court judge Lord Justice Thomas has said.

By Press Gazette | 04 Feb 2008

Media organisations have 48 hours to indicate whether they wish to challenge a gagging order that is preventing the publication of the identity of a barrister found guilty of criminal offences.

By Dominic Ponsford | 04 Feb 2008

Provisions in the government's counter terrorism bill -- published last month - would allow coroners to exclude the press from inquests for "reasons of national security".

By Dominic Ponsford | 28 Jan 2008

Journalists' have so far been thwarted in their attempts to see the transcripts of bail proceedings in the case of Garry Weddell, the murder-suspect police officer released on bail only t

By colinc | 25 Jan 2008

An Aberdeen sheriff has lifted a reporting restriction which prevented the media from identifying a 15-year-old boy who attacked a

By Martin Stabe | 24 Jan 2008

While some journalists have been struggling to publicise details of individuals given Anti-Social Behaviour Orders, others are reporting on the effectiveness of publishing Asbo recipients' pictures online.

By Martin Stabe | 17 Jan 2008

The Argus in Brighton is appealing against the decision by Brighton Magistrates Court to restrict its reporting on a teenager w