Category Archives: Online

Teen video breached privacy of ‘bully’ – mum

The Mail Online agreed to take down a video showing a bullying attack on a schoolgirl after the mother of one of the alleged bullies said it breached her daughter’s right to privacy. The Editor’s Code section on photographing children was also considered. The decision avoided the need for an IPSO ruling. Read more.

Terror laws ‘a threat to journalists’ – watchdog

Terrorism laws could be used against political journalists and bloggers, an independent watchdog warned (Guadian, August 2014). Read more

Press Gazette law writer Cleland Thom responded with a list of other laws that could be used to constrain media freedom, here

The 2014 report of the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation is here