Gossip and Celebrity Tittle Tattle Is Not ‘News’ High Court Rules

Gossip and Celebrity Tittle Tattle Is Not ‘News’ High Court Rules What is news? The High Court tackled that thorny issue in an important case, ruling that a photographic agency that dealt primarily in ‘celebrity tittle-tattle’ did not merit being described as a news publisher. The case concerned a comedian and his wife whose separation had generated a great deal of media interest. They launched harassment proceedings against the agency after an incident in which a pack of photographers was said to have run at the comedian outside their home, shouting questions. The agency admitted that two of its photographers were amongst the group, but denied that they had approached…