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The union has welcomed a judgment in favour of journalist Malachi O'Doherty, in "vexatious" defamation proceedings brought by Gerry Kelly MLA.
The Private Members’ Bill marks a “crucial milestone for the UK to stamp out all SLAPPs targeting public interest reporting.”
NUJ joins over 60 signatories in calling for urgent legislation to protect journalists.
The union will represent members through its seat, noting the taskforce as a “significant step in tackling the scourge of strategic litigation aimed at crushing freedom of expression.”
The Court of Appeal has instructed journalist Carole Cadwalladr to pay costs in excess of £1m to multimillionaire Arron Banks.
NUJ joins media freedom organisations in urging UK government to introduce anti-SLAPP legislation, as Realtid case concludes.
The court of appeal has upheld only one claim brought by multimillionaire Arron Banks over damage to his reputation from content in a TED talk.
The NUJ has signed a letter to Dominic Raab calling for the adoption of an anti-SLAPP law.
The NUJ is supporting the model UK Anti-SLAPP law created by the UK Anti-SLAPP coalition.
NUJ submission to government’s call for evidence on strategic lawsuits against public participation.docx
The union's submission on SLAPPs.