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1507, 2019

Senior UK politicians stand up for media freedom

July 15th, 2019|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: , |

Please find below some extracts from Jeremy Wright’s speech at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London: Media freedom is not a Western but a universal value. At its best, a free media both protects society from the abuse of power and helps release the full potential of a nation. The strongest safeguard against the dark side of [...]

207, 2019

Wanted: Chief Executive for the English Premier League

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: , |

The Daily Telegraph reports that in a bid to end the hunt for a replacement to former CEO Richard Scudamore the EPL has contracted the search to recruiter firm Russell Reynolds. In November 2018, the EPL named Susanna Dinnage, the Global President of Animal Planet, as Scudamore’s successor but she reneged on her agreement. This was where the difficulties [...]

2706, 2019

Australian judge: media companies responsible to ensure no defamatory on social media

June 27th, 2019|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: , , , |

Following a landmark ruling by an Australian judge that declared publishers are legally responsible for pre-moderating comments on social media sites, media companies and Facebook are working to adapt to their new legal reality. On 24 June, in the New South Wales supreme court Judge Stephen Rothman ruled that commercial entities, including media companies, could be regarded as the publishers [...]

2706, 2019

News company leaders in Australia combine to challenge government on media freedom

June 27th, 2019|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: , |

Three big news organisations in Australia yesterday (June 26) called for stronger protection for press freedom - declaring media laws outdated, inconsistent and used to keep information secret. News Corp Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC) and Nine Entertainment – which has TV and publishing divisions - made a unified public declaration at the National Press Club in an attempt to [...]

1306, 2019

La Liga’s approach to clamp down on piracy leads to a fine

June 13th, 2019|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: , , |

La Liga has defended its actions having received a €250,000 penalty from The Spanish Data Protection Agency. The fine was levied because in an attempt to crack down on piracy through using technology La Liga, in fact, breached GDPR. The case against La Liga is that when a user accesses La Liga’s android app the microphone on the device [...]

1106, 2019

FIFA World Cup 2030: Spain and Portugal to consider a joint bid

June 11th, 2019|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: , |

On 8 June the Spanish and Portuguese Football Federations released a Press Statement declaring their intention to start a "thorough process to analyse the possibility of presenting a joint bid." The statement went on: "Both federations want to take the opportunity to communicate that the governments of both countries are adequately informed about the process, as they will be [...]