Tag Archives: UK Law

Privacy in the age of Data Journalism (3) – Ofcom and the PCC

Ofcom Like all other public bodies Ofcom allow journalists to circumvent all of its strict rules on broadcasting private information if the argument for public interest outweighs the right to privacy. Details of a person’s home or family, even if they … Continue reading

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“But you can’t just stick stuff out, it has to be checked” – an interview with Ben Leapman

At the recent Future Human : Data Journalism event in Shoreditch (yes, I  know, trendy right) I managed to catch up with Ben Leapman, Deputy News Editor at the Telegraph and major player in the MP’s expenses stories,to talk to … Continue reading

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