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Jack Monroe has won £24,000 in a libel action against Katie Hopkins

Food blogger Jack Monroe has won £24,000 damages, plus legal costs, in a libel action against columnist Katie Hopkins after a row over two tweets.

Is Twitter becoming a new battleground for libel law? Matthew Nicklin QC, from media law chambers 5RB, tells PM that libel and defamation laws "apply just as much to Twitter" as they do to broadcasters and newspapers.

  • 10 Mar 2017
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