Slugger hears that the Irish News has won it’s appeal on that restaurant review. The judge is believed to have ordered a re-trial. It will now be down to the plaintiff as to whether it goes further. Costs are still to be decided. More details later.
Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty