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Committee in UK Parliament Seek Reform of Defamation Law and Government Intervention

UK report on Defamation limits defenses against libel claims to strike a fairer balance between the protection of reputation and tabloid “free speech.”

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/joint-select/draft-defamation-bill1/news/publication-report/

Is this really the “line”? by Patricia Sanchez-Abril

For over a hundred years, society – journalists, politicians, and judges alike — has been confounded over the elusive “line” between the private and public. For the past ten years or so, the emergence of technology, social media, and an intrepid press has intensified this debate. Critics and fearmongers have heralded the end of “privacy”; […]

American Media Inc., Threatens to Embarrass Kate Holmes By Robin Barnes

Kate Holmes is justified in suing Star Magazine publishers for their outrageous violations of her privacy rights.

David Beckham Fights Back By Robin Barnes

Attempts to overshadow celebrity achievements have reached new heights.  It would have been an opportune moment, on the night reserved to celebrate the creative works of those in the entertainment industry, for the opening monologue at the Golden Globe Awards to completely ignore instead of greatly amplify trashy tabloid headlines. Just as John Travolta and Kelly Preston prepared to […]