Thursday, May 17, 2012

Police fail to get broadcasters footage of Dale Farm

Good news- really glad that the Police have been told to sod off when they demanded footage of protests at Dale farm gypsy camp.

The high court has ruled that news broadcasters including the BBC, ITN and Sky News do not have to hand over 100 hours of footage of the Dale Farm eviction to police.In a ruling handed down at the high court on Thursday morning, Mr Justice Eady said broadcasters did not have to disclose unbroadcast footage of the eviction to Essex police.

Broadcasters warned they would be seen as an extra arm of the state if they passed unaired footage to the police.
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