Month: May 2010

Front Page Fiction Adopted by The Court: Dee v The Telegraph

In a judgment handed down on 28 April Mrs Justice Sharp granted The Telegraph summary judgment against Robert Dee, the professional tennis player accused by the paper of being the “world’s worst tennis pro”. Mr Dee had been so described when he won his first match after suffering 54 consecutive defeats. He complained the article …   Read more

Image Copyright on Twitter: Agence France Presse v Daniel Morel

Agence France Presse (AFP) and Daniel Morel, a Haitian photojournalist, are suing each other in a New York court over photographs by Morel of the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake of 12 January which AFP found on Twitter and distributed globally. The earthquake struck at 4.53 pm. Morel was in a school in Port au …   Read more