Legal system

Hacks/Hackers London liveblog: Peter Jukes tweets and Al Brown videos Members Public

Liveblogging so be warned: typos, inaccuracies and vile, vile abuse of grammar and syntax ahead. Peter Jukes: Livetweeting the Phone Hacking Trial [http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/03/peter-jukes-3638.html] Peter is better known as a dramatist, but has always been interested in technology and journalism. He’

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legal reporting

Afternoon Coffee Reading: The Return Members Public

[https://i0.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2010/11/aftercoffee.jpg] I’m back at work, and Afternoon Coffee Reading is back on this blog. I was taken to task by a colleague the other day, who had apparently found them good readin’, but who didn’t find

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business models

Law and the lone blogger Members Public

Judith Townend [http://onlinejournalismblog.com/2010/09/29/time-to-talk-about-legal/]: > As a lone blogger how much legal protection do you have? No more than anyone else, when it comes to libel, contempt of court law and so on, except that people are more likely to pay attention to large media

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bloggers

Pre-Pub Reading Members Public

Because I can’t justify calling it morning or afternoon coffee reading at this time of day… Two from [The Telegraph](http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ "The Daily Telegraph") worth your time:1. [Did AOL squander its investment in Bebo](http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/social-media/7564413/

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blogs

On Public Interest Journalism Special Pleading Members Public

I love Alison Gow’s blog, Headlines & Deadlines, because every few months she puts up a post that really nails an issue, and becomes essential reference for journalists from then on. Here’s another one [http://headlinesanddedlines.blogspot.com/2009/11/why-local-newspapers-court-and-council.html] : > I read a brief from

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Journalism

From Lego dioramas to baby killers - my social network Members Public

Sample Tweets from people I follow in the last couple of hours that I found of use @lawtweets OUT-LAW: Government resists bringing US-style class actions to English courts http://bit.ly/95Of1 @weirdnews Dead shark left in Miami street after failed sale (AP) http://is.gd/1Hi4A @London_Law_Firm

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baby killer

New "emergency" powers for Blair & co? Members Public

The Today programme woke me this morning with the level of frightening revelation that sent me scurrying for the newspapers. It wasn’t a sleep-addled hallucination. It was a piece of really bad news from Westminster about new powers for the Government in “times of crisis”. This is horrifying. [http:

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Legal system

It didn't take long Members Public

Boy, it didn’t take long for the politicians to start backing away from the people’s law. The MP who said he’d put the legislation forward is trying to wriggle out of it, and Prescott says that it would encourage vigalantes. Vigilantes who sit at home, hoping that

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crime