Newspapers pay high price for ‘accidental’ contempt of court – The Guardian

Posted July 21st, 2011 in contempt of court, fines, media, news by sally

“How much does it cost a newspaper to commit an ‘accidental’ contempt of court on its website? The answer from the high court on Tuesday – a good day to bury bad media news, one might think – is £15,000, plus nearly the same again in prosecution legal fees.”

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The Guardian, 20th July 2011