She has had people look to find out how many other journalists have been banned from the UK. In the past 10 years she has not found one case.
There remain a number of issues to be sorted out relating to how she got banned and the delays in giving her a visa. Liberty (the NCCL) also seemed particularly complacent about her being banned. They showed no interest in the issue at all.
Oddly enough the immigration department promised a response, but have not produced it.