Protecting the Media Conference – 6th November 2017

This event, now in its 23rd year, serves as the ultimate review of key developments in the field of media law over the last 12 months. Speakers this year include Andrew Caldecott QC, Heather Rogers QC, Ian Helme and Jane Phillips from One Brick Court.

Protecting the Media Conference – 6th November 2017


Data Protection Update

The GDPR and the changing face of data protection

Data protection and the EU e-privacy regulation

What is the future of Section 32 and the ‘journalism exemption’ of the DPA?

Regulating journalists

Data protection and defamation: Scope for a two-pronged approach to libel

Prince Moulay Hicham v Elaph Publishing Limited

Heather Rogers QC 

Ian Helme

Reflections from Andrew Caldecott

Andrew Caldecott QC

Defamation Update

An update on how the Defamation Act is working out in practice

Defamation, privacy and harassment on WhatsApp: a new legal frontier?

Assessing existing case law and pending cases over the past 12 months:

Lachaux v Independent Print Media Ltd

Sobrinho v Impresa Publishing

Jane Phillips

Full details of the conference can be found here.