The judge said that there was no evidence that Victoria Casas had posted the comments herself, but that because it was her blog she was responsible for offence caused to the honour of fellow members the council of Santa Brigida on Gran Palma in the Canaries. This seems rather hard–Saint Birgitta of Sweden was pretty wild at times–and in an extended commentary David Maeztu writes that, since court rulings repeatedly attribute normal media responsibilities to bloggers, it would be coherent to demand that bloggers also enjoy the rights and privileges of the traditional media. Now that CIA funding is drying up, I for example would rather like some of the wads of government cash distributed to little-read newspapers. I am prepared to adjust my editorial line accordingly.
- The official contemporary British take on 1714
A summary of the statement made to the Commons in April 1714 (History and Proceedings of the House of Commons :
- Press freedom in Catalonia
How have Rafael Ramos, Josep Maria Casasús and other disgraces to journalism been able to survive so long at La Vanguardia?
- Content theft on the web
Patricia Metola is a fine illustrator who’s had enough of people ripping off her work for profit or not. This contempt
- Wittiza the Worst
Amando de Miguel says that Zapatero is Spain’s worst ever ruler, with the possible exception of Fernando VII, Witiza and someone
- Buffalo Bill, first vendor of palomitas/popcorn in Spain?
La Vanguardia in 1889 re Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in Barcelona: A la puerta del hipódromo vimos vendedores de caña dulce y