Month: May 2005

New Ofcom Broadcasting Code

Ofcom, the Office of Communications, yesterday published a revised Broadcasting Code for the television and radio broadcast industries which will come into effect on 25 July 2005. The Code was designed to unify and modernise the codes previously set by the “legacy regulators”: the Independent Television Commission, the Radio Authority and the Broadcasting Standards Commission. …   Read more

Douglas v Hello!: The Court of Appeal has its say

The long running battle over the publication of Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones’ wedding photographs has reached the Court of Appeal, which handed down judgment on Wednesday on the various appeals before it. The wide range of issues permitted the court to lay down guidance on a number of principles in the sphere of …   Read more