The latest reforms to UK libel law will encourage greater freedom of expression, believes Robert Sharpe, Head of Campaigns & Communications at English PEN. In a useful and informative article, he explains the new UK Defamation Act 2013 and discusses how it may develop in practice. Read more on this entry.
NUJ Brussels has its AGM on Tuesday 14th May 2013, starting at 19.00. Come along and meet your existing branch officers, and elect your preferred candidates for the coming year. To help encourage your attendance and participation, the branch is offering all members a free drink afterwards. Venue – Brussels Press Club, Rue Froissart 95. See you there.
Agent Hunter is not, as I first thought, some new software program to help find spyware on your laptop. Rather, it is a useful way of finding the literary agent who will assist you in showing your beautiful mind to (hopefully) an admiring audience. Read more on this entry – Members’ section.
From a recent debate in the UK Parliament’s House of Lords on the report from the Leveson Inquiry: Read the rest of this entry »
Brussels, 21/02/2013. The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee adopted today the report by ALDE MEP Renate Weber (PNL, Romania) on an “EU Charter: Standard settings for Media Freedom across the EU”. Read more on this entry.
Brussels, 06 December 2012. The European Commission today published a new set of guidelines for EU officials who wish to expose what they may see as mismanagement, fraud or corruption. Read more on this entry.