Dr Richard Danbury

Associate Research Fellow
Qualifications: 
MA (Hons, Cantab), Dip Law, MStud (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon), Barrister (Lincoln’s Inn)
Special Interests: 

International comparative media and information law and policy.

Additional Information: 

Briefly criminal barrister at (then) 9-12 Bell Yard Chambers; Broadcast Journalist at BBC on programmes such as Newsnight and Panorama; Freelance political producer; Co-ordinator Channel 4 Investigative Journalism Training Scheme; Post-doctoral researcher on copyright and news; Associate Professor in Investigative Journalism at De Montfort University, Leicester; Formerly consultant PCMLP Oxford, Associate member CIPIL Cambridge; Member Scott Trust Review Panel.

Publications: 

R Danbury, ‘Freedom of Expression and Protecting Journalists’ Sources’, in L Bollinger and A Callamard (eds), Regardless of Frontiers? Freedom of Expression and Information in the 21st Century, (Columbia University Press, forthcoming)

R Danbury, ‘Investigative Journalism and Terrorism: the Proactive Legal Duty to Report’, in S Price (ed), Investigative Journalism: Global Perspectives, (Routledge, forthcoming)

R Danbury and J Townend, ‘Can You Keep a Secret? Legal and Technological Obstacles to Protecting Journalistic Sources’, in S Price (ed), Investigative Journalism: Global Perspectives, (Routledge, forthcoming)

R Danbury, ‘Where Should Speech be Free? Conceiving Liberal Theories of Free Speech’, in M Price and N Stremlau Speech and Society in the Digital Age, (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

J Townend and R Danbury, Protecting Sources and Whistleblowers in a Digital Age, Information Law and Policy Centre, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, supported by Guardian News and Media, 2017

R Danbury, Is an EU publishers’ right a good idea? (Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law University of Cambridge, working paper, 2016)

R Danbury, News, copyright and free speech (Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law University of Cambridge, working paper, 2015)

R Danbury, Appraising potential legal responses to threats to news in the digital era, draft second report: evaluating the proposal that copyright should be used to assist the commercial news industry (Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law University of Cambridge, working paper, 2015)

R Danbury, Appraising potential legal responses to threats to the production of news in the digital era: a comparative analysis of recent national copyright interventions (Centre for Intellectual Property and Information law University of Cambridge, working paper, 2014)

R MacKinnon, E Hickok, A Bar, H Lim, Fostering Freedom Online: The Role of Internet Intermediaries, UNESCO Series on Internet Freedom UNESCO, 2014. (I was a UK researcher on this comparative law project.)

R Danbury, The Inca Trail, (Trailblazer Publications, 1st to 4th editions 1999- 2005)

M Graham and R Danbury, The Rough Guide to Chile, (Rough Guides, 1st edition 1999)

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