Finally journalists, bloggers and quite simply anyone who's interested has the right to film town hall meetings. With last week's signatures on the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, local government secretary Eric Pickles brought in new rules … [Read more...] about Pickles' right to film law: Will it make any real difference?
Since the good news that we posted here last week which seemingly gave those of us who wish to film council meetings the right to do so, we've heard different experiences. In Bexley, a filming ban is reportedly still to remain due to the council's … [Read more...] about Update: Council filming 'right' for bloggers has limits
Update at 11.30: There’s been more comment on this throughout the morning. The culture secretary Maria Miller is reported in this post on The Guardian to be saying the "one-man band or a single blogger" would not be affected by the legislation … [Read more...] about Will hyperlocals be hit by the post Leveson rules?