Jonny Gould and Evolve Media Limited
Arbitrator: Ian Ridd
Date Arbitrator appointed: 2 March 2018
Date of award: 14 May 2018
Outcome: Claim for defamation upheld.
Award: £900 damages awarded to the claimant. Order to publish a full apology on its website and a retraction and a full apology on Twitter, in a form to be agreed by the parties, or in default of agreement, to be settles by the arbitrator. Question of costs to be reserved to arbitrator’s further award.
Dennis Rice and Byline Media Holdings Limited
Arbitrator: Clive Thorne
Date Arbitrator appointed: 3 April 2017
Date of Award: 6 July 2017
Claim: Defamation, Malicious Falsehood, Harassment
Outcome: Claim for defamation partially upheld. Other claims withdrawn by consent.
Award: £2,500 damages awarded to the claimant. Order not to republish the information or statement contained in the defamatory tweet.