Is Social Media Out of Control? Michelle Carvill interviewed on BBC Newcastle

What with Sally Bercow’s libelous tweet costing her £16,000 for each of the 7 words – this isn’t the first libelous case onis social media out of control Twitter and it certainly won’t be the last.

The challenge is that whilst professional broadcasters and journalists adhere to strict guidelines to understand the threat of libel, Jo Public – or Jo Celebrity – armed with just a smartphone, zero guidelines and no understanding of some of the detail within the laws of the land – can get into all sorts of hot water.

In this BBC Newcastle Radio Interview – Michelle Carvill tackles the question… Is Social Media Out of Control – definitely worth a listen.

BBC Radio Newcastle 13-0530 8.10am


Enjoy…and tell us what you think too – Is Social Media Out of Control?