Category Archives: Media freedom

Data rules now ‘creating uncertainty for media’

Data protection was becoming a major concern for journalists, especially with a proposed new EU removing special exemptions, a conference heard (HoldTheFrontPage, July 2014). Read more

Note: this story was uploaded to Media Law Matters before the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation directive, which toughens up data protection law, from May 2018. 

Journalism ‘needs special protection in data law’

Journalism must retain special exemptions under data protection law, a conference heard. But online searches can clearly breach the rules, delegates were told (HoldTheFrontPage, July 2014). Read more

Note: this story was uploaded to Media Law Matters before the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation directive, which toughens up data protection law, from May 2018.