‘Case Law: Sube v News Group, Court sets very high bar for harassment by press publication’

“In Sube and Anor v News Group Newspapers Ltd and Anor (Rev 1) [2020] EWHC 1125 (QB) the High Court emphatically rejected a claim for harassment against media organisations. The case highlights the difficulties faced by claimants in harassment proceedings against media organisations, as it must be found that the conduct by the media organisation constituted a conscious or negligent abuse of media freedom. This will, unsurprisingly, be difficult to prove in most cases …” (more)

[Thomas Otter, Inforrm’s Blog, 27 June]

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