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Katie Hopkins on libel law; David Abraham leaving Channel 4; The Daily Mail

Topical programme about the fast-changing media world. Andrea Catherwood speaks to Katie Hopkins about Twitter, free speech and libel law.

Food writer Jack Munroe has won damages in a libel action against columnist and radio host Katie Hopkins. Andrea Catherwood asks Katie Hopkins about whether she thinks the bar for libel on twitter should be any different to traditional media. And we hear from media lawyer Mark Stephens about what the case means.

Channel 4's Chief Executive David Abraham is stepping down, we assess his time there and who might replace him with Channel 4 historian and commentator Maggie Brown.

And,The Daily Mail won in the Newspaper of the Year category at the Society of Editor's 2016 Press Awards. Ian Murray, board member of the Society of Editors explains what criteria the judges use.

Producer: Ruth Watts.

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30 minutes


  • Wed 15 Mar 2017 16:30