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Elaine Stead awarded $280,000 for AFR’s ‘targeted campaign of offensive mockery’
Defamation 2021-01-27 11:26 am By Miklos Bolza

Venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead has been awarded $280,000 in her defamation case against the Nine-owned Australian Financial Review after the Federal Court found she […]

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No rest for deep sleep therapy defamation case after appeal filed
Appeals 2021-01-11 3:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two psychiatrists at the heart of the Chelmsford deep sleep therapy scandal have launched an appeal of a decision dismissing their defamation case against HarperCollins […]

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Elaine Stead is ‘cretinously stupid’, AFR columnist tells court
Defamation 2020-12-07 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The columnist behind two allegedly defamatory Australian Financial Review articles has told the court that he believed former Blue Sky managing director Dr Elaine Stead […]

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Fairfax looks to pare Elaine Stead’s defamation case mid-trial
Defamation 2020-12-04 7:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nine-owned Fairfax has denied that two Australian Financial Review articles implied that venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead “deliberately” destroyed capital, as it seeks to significantly […]

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Elaine Stead says ‘terrible investor’ label worse than being called a fraud
Defamation 2020-12-03 11:15 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Being called a fraud is not as bad as being labelled a “terrible investor”, venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead has said during trial in her […]

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Elaine Stead says AFR articles were ‘death knell’ for her career
Defamation 2020-12-02 10:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead has taken the stand in a high-profile defamation case against the Nine-owned Fairfax, saying that she felt “shame, embarrassment, humiliation […]

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Elaine Stead accuses AFR ‘gossip monger’ of misogynist attack as defamation trial kicks off
Defamation 2020-12-01 4:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Blue Sky Capital venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead is seeking over $671,000 in damages from the publisher of the Australian Financial Review over two […]

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Doctors can’t ‘rewrite history’ as judge puts deep sleep therapy defamation case to bed
Defamation 2020-11-26 1:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two psychiatrists at the heart of the Chelmsford deep sleep therapy scandal have had their defamation cases against publisher HarperCollins dismissed ,with a judge finding […]

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Subpoenas can’t be issued ‘willy nilly’ to dodge journalist privilege, judge says in Elaine Stead case
Defamation 2020-11-19 5:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has set aside a subpoena issued by venture capitalist Elaine Stead in her defamation lawsuit against Fairfax, saying subpoenas could not just be […]

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Royal commission docs can be used in HarperCollins deep sleep defamation case
Defamation 2020-06-10 3:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has given the green light for HarperCollins to use several documents from a royal commission in its defence of defamation proceedings brought against […]

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