BBC fined £28k for ‘reckless disregard’ in broadcasting Planning Court proceedings

The BBC has been fined £28,000 after illegally recording a hearing before the Planning Court and broadcasting part of it to half a million viewers, with a judge saying it "beggared belief" that experienced journalists had breached the strict ban on taping court proceedings.

by Court reporter
The Royal Courts of Justice - image: Ronnie Macdonald (CC BY 2.0)
The Royal Courts of Justice - image: Ronnie Macdonald (CC BY 2.0)

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