The latest book from Associate Professor Doreen Weisenhaus, Media Law and Policy in the Internet Age, was published on 23 February. The book features essays by Weisenhaus, Director of the JMSC’s Media Law Project, and […]
By Tamsyn Burgmann, Master of Journalism 2016–17 Lawyers and journalists converged at The University of Hong Kong amid two typhoons to share strategies and develop solutions to the maelstrom of threats to press freedom swirling […]
New international agreements and laws are needed to clarify privacy and security issues for digital communication, according to panelists at a seminar at The University of Hong Kong. Stacy Baird, Chair of Data Sovereignty at […]
Friday, 13 May 2016 – 12.45-4 p.m.11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong (Centennial Campus) In a world of insecure systems, data breaches and ubiquitous surveillance, digital defence is no longer the […]
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The Hong Kong courts’ practice of limiting public access to court documents undermines open justice and journalists’ ability to accurately report on court cases, Associate Professor Doreen Weisenhaus recently told the South China Morning Post.
The Internet is going to require new legal approaches to media law, because the old approaches, rooted in traditional law, are being made obsolete by the digital age, a legal expert predicted at a recent conference at The University of Hong Kong.