Free Speech in the Age of the Echo Chamber: our reporter attends the British...

What actually is 'fake news'? Although the term 'fake news' only entered the public lexicon in October 2016, it has since achieved a level of ubiquity only rivalled by 'Brexit'. Seen by many as...
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Brexit & The Media Sector: Part 1

In the first of our three part series looking at the impact of Brexit on the media sector, Caroline Povah and the MediaWrites team give a short overview of the UK...

UPDATED: Brexit and the Reciprocity Gap

In our 3 part video series on Brexit implications for media businesses we touched on some of the issues which the industry will be working on over the next two years...

The EU Settlement Agreement: the answer to the Free Movement Dilemma?

The EU Settlement Scheme In order to continue living and working in the UK after Brexit, EU nationals and their family members will need to apply under the EU Settlement Scheme (the...
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Phil Sherrell looks at the Digital Single Market and the challenges it brings

Head of Bird & Bird's international Media, Entertainment and Sport sector, Phil Sherrell, discusses the Digital Single Market and the implications for media and technology companies.
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Brexit & The Media Sector: Part 3

Required to comply but no longer able to influence: Caroline Povah discusses the areas where continuing to trade with the EU might leave limited scope for change in part three of...

Translation please: The Audiovisual Media Services Directive to European Convention on Transfrontier Television

  Convention The Convention is founded on broadly the same country of origin principle as that which went on to be enshrined in the Television Without Frontiers Directive and now the AVMS, meaning...
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Video: The UK’s Industrial Strategy green paper – what does this mean for the...

  Following the publication of the Government's Green Paper on Industrial Strategy earlier this year, we've produced this short video focussing on the UK's creative industries and their role within this important...

Will changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules impact the Media/Tech sectors?

The UK economy has recently been boosted by a number of media and technology businesses announcing that they will establish their main international headquarters in the UK. Indeed, Snap Inc, the...

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