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In this issue of zoom-in brief, it’s all about defamation as Warner Bros. fire back at Richard Jewell movie defamation claims; Elon Musk wins defamation lawsuit against British cave expert over 'pedo guy' Tweet; and a wealthy Queensland family in Australia has been awarded $3.6m...

zoom-in is Abbas Media Law’s quarterly magazine. Aimed principally at programme-makers working in television and film production, each quarter zoom-in brings you a round-up of interesting legal and regulatory decisions, as well as the latest media law and compliance news affecting broadcasters and indies. ...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, new trial ordered in Florence Foster Jenkins authorship dispute, landmark compensation award to reality show contestant, BBC overturns production order relating to journalist’s note and Netflix Panama Papers film airs despite legal action....

In this issue of zoom-in brief, cricketer Ben Stokes sues The Sun for breach of privacy, Californian judge rules Leaving Neverland claim to go to arbitration and Jerry Seinfeld successful in Comedians in Cars copyright claim...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Meghan Markle sues The Mail on Sunday over a letter to her father, singer Daniel Johns sues Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph over brothel allegations and Lord Hall reverses the BBC’s decision to uphold a complaint about Naga Munchetty....

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Ariana Grande sues Forever 21 over lookalike campaign, Netflix Fyre Festival documentary faces another copyright claim and the BBC agrees to pay Sir Cliff £2m in legal costs....

The Autumn edition of zoom-in magazine is out today. In this issue, Ofcom propose new duty of care rules as reality TV continues to be under the spotlight; Michael Jackson fans launch a lawsuit against accusers; Katy Perry loses copyright infringement case; Janice Dickinson settles...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Times article about Ben Stokes’ prosecutor found to be defamatory; Heather Mills settles phone hacking claim; and Michael Jackson fans sue singer’s accusers in France. ...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, fashion brand Missguided is ordered to pay $2.7m damages to Kim Kardashian West; Tommy Robinson is given a prison sentence for contempt of court; and “released under investigation” by police cases still active for contempt purposes....

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Britney Spears’ father sues a blogger for defamation; Barry Manilow wins copyright battle over film rights; and Channel 5 is found to have breached the Broadcasting Code over Sex Business films....

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Koo Stark wins damages over MTV ‘porn’ story; The Supreme Court gives landmark judgment on serious harm; and Australian police raids on the media are denounced as intimidation....

The Summer edition of zoom-in magazine is out today. In this issue, reality TV comes under the spotlight after The Jeremy Kyle Show is cancelled; Prince Harry and Meghan Markle accept damages for breach of privacy; the ICO issues Indie with a huge fine;...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Sacha Baron Cohen claims first win in Roy Moore libel claim; News Corp, owner of Australian newspaper The Daily Telegraph, is to appeal Geoffrey Rush libel award; and California moves a step closer towards privacy legislation akin to the...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Geoffrey Rush wins defamation claim in Australia; the High Court grants an injunction against Bloomberg over criminal investigation claims; and the Court of Appeal upholds judgment in Can’t Pay? We’ll Take it Away! privacy case. ...