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Anthony Ha Tech Crunch Nielsen and Twitter just announced a deal for something called the Nielsen Twitter TV Rating, which they’re hoping to turn into the standard metric for measuring the conversation that a TV show spurs on Twitter. The companies say they’re planning to make the rating available commercially in the fall of 2013. The new [...]
By Erik Larson and Kristen Schweizer Brisbane Times/Bloomberg A former UK politician wrongly named on Twitter as a paedophile after a false report by the BBC may expand the reach of libel law with his threat to sue thousands of people over online posts. Alastair McAlpine, 70, a former Tory party treasurer, has said he’ll [...]
Lord McAlpine, the former Conservative Party treasurer wrongly named as a paedophile by people on Twitter, has made a formal complaint to Scotland Yard By Steven Swinford This morning the peer asked police to investigate potentially thousands of people who used the website to make “malicious communications” against him but have failed to apologise. The [...]
Peer’s revenge over Twitter slurs: McAlpine will sue internet gossips Tory peer ‘terrified’ by BBC’s false implication that he abused children Terms of the agreement will be announced in court in a few days’ time And lawyers will sue ANYONE who named him on Twitter Mail Online Lord McAlpine is taking landmark legal action against [...]
21st Century Wire Says: This whole affair smells a bit too Beeb for us, after all, which ‘public broadcaster’ has a history of bottling investigations and licking the boots of Downing Street before an illegal war is launched. Which ‘public broadcaster’ internally shut down any investigative inquiry in the murder of Dr David Kelly, again, [...]
The politician told The Telegraph he denied the claims, which relate to alleged abuse at a children’s home, and would sue the Corporation if they were aired. By Steven Swinford and Sam Marsden The show, broadcast on Friday night, did not name the politician. The investigation comes after the BBC was accused of covering up [...]