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Wrexham: Media Law Update for Journalists, Bloggers & Community News Services

NUJ Training Wales

Monday, 17 October 2016 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST)

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A HALF-day course looking at the latest developments in the law concerning bloggers, community news services, web publishers and users of social media.

Trainer: David Banks

This workshop was organised in partnership with C4CJ, Cardiff University

Topics to be covered include:

  • Latest developments in the law as it applies to new media
  • Development in libel, including recent cases affecting blogs and websites, and the effect of libel reforms of the Defamation act 2016
  • Latest cases in privacy and the implications for those publishing hyperlocal sites and gathering information about their audiences
  • Contempt of Court – guidance on recent prosecutions – what is it safe to publish now
  • Changes to reporting rules relating to children in and out of courts
  • Changes to copyright law, with particular reference to online
  • Reporting restrictions in the courts and relating to sexual offences
  • Advice on regulation as it applies to websites, hyperlocals and bloggers
  • Potential impact of departure from the EU on legal protections for bloggers and publishers of hyperlocal sites

The session will take the form of a presentation, with a short workshop and there will be plenty of opportunities for discussion of individual issues/concerns.

Slides and supporting notes will be made available.

 

 

Do you have questions about Wrexham: Media Law Update for Journalists, Bloggers & Community News Services? Contact NUJ Training Wales

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Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndŵr University
Mold Road
Wrexham
LL11 2AW
United Kingdom

Monday, 17 October 2016 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST)


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