Friday, 5 November 2010

MMJ 15: Media law update

Law textbooks go out of date fast

One area the law is moving too fast for those textbooks is that of privacy.

The latest masterclass at offers journalists an essential update, delivered by the prominent media lawyer Duncan Lamont. 

The masterclass is ongoing, and the elements published so far are linked to below:
Introducing Duncan Lamont:
Privacy backgrounder: What the PCC and Ofcom say:
Privacy law is new: key points in its development:
How case law has shaped the develoment of privacy:
Is pregnancy a private matter?
Why can you say more about some people than others?
Wayne Rooney and data protection:
Prince Charles and breach of confidence:
John Terry and the rise of the super-injunction:
More modules to come each day

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