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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.
Proposals to allow court cases to be filmed for the first time have been shelved, a Whitehall source has told the Guardian.
Peter Wilby argues in the MediaGuardian that the Ministry of Defence has "had its cake and was allowed by the media to eat it as well".
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.
Channel 4 was hit with a seven-day injunction on Friday, banning it from broadcasting an interview with ex-SAS officer Simon Ma
Too many magistrates and judges impose gagging orders without consulting the press, High Court judge Lord Justice Thomas has said.
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.
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".
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
An Aberdeen sheriff has lifted a reporting restriction which prevented the media from identifying a 15-year-old boy who attacked a
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.
The Argus in Brighton is appealing against the decision by Brighton Magistrates Court to restrict its reporting on a teenager w
Seven newspapers, including The Times, are to lodge a challenge today to Home Secretary Jacqui Smith's move to have a murder trial held in secret.