Posts Tagged “department of culture media and sport”

Small-scale blogs to be excluded from post-Leveson media regulation

by Stephen Tall on April 20, 2013

A week ago I posed (and answered) the question, After Leveson: which blogs are to be regulated? Answer: no-one yet knows. Well, we do now know. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) yesterday announced a ‘refinement’ of the Leveson legislation included within the Crime and Courts Bill. And it confirms that small-blogs are […]

After Leveson: which blogs are to be regulated? Answer: no-one yet knows.

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2013

I was one of those invited to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) this week for what was termed a ‘Small scale blogger stakeholder discussion’. A quick reprise of why: As I posted here three weeks ago, concerns about the legislation are widespread and include both those who are pro-Leveson and anti-Leveson. Civil […]