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Ex-MP Emma Husar reaches settlement in defamation case against Buzzfeed
Defamation 2019-07-29 11:08 am By Amelia Birnie

Former Labor MP Emma Husar has settled her defamation case against online media outlet Buzzfeed, following eight months of litigation over an article the ex-politician […]

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Ex-MP Emma Husar ‘very close’ to settling defamation case against Buzzfeed
Defamation 2019-07-19 3:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for media outlet Buzzfeed say they are “very close” to settling a defamation case brought by former Labor MP Emma Husar, over an article […]

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Chris Gayle defeats defamation appeal by publishers despite lawyer going ‘too far’ at trial
Appeals 2019-07-16 4:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times have lost an appeal of a $300,000 defamation award to cricketer Chris […]

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Nine defamed British tourist with ‘coward punch’ broadcast, court finds
Defamation 2019-04-26 9:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine Network has been ordered to pay a British tourist $100,000 in a defamation suit over a news broadcast that aired following his acquittal on […]

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Fairfax wants to use DOJ docs to bolster defence in Chau Chau Wing defamation case
Defamation 2019-03-21 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media will seek to use documents provided by the US Department of Justice to amend its defence in a defamation case brought by wealthy […]

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Fairfax fights $280,000 ruling in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation 2019-03-18 10:48 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media is challenging a ruling ordering it to pay $280,000 in damages to Chau Chak Wing for an allegedly defamatory article that appeared in the […]

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High profile barrister steps aside in Gayle defamation appeal
Defamation 2019-03-05 7:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Leading defamation barrister Bruce McClintock, SC, has stepped down from representing cricketer Chris Gayle as an appeal by three media organisations against a $326,000 payout […]

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Chau Chak Wing wins $280,000 in defamation case against Sydney Morning Herald
Defamation 2019-02-22 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Wealthy Chinese-Australian businessman Chau Chak Wing has won $280,000 in damages in his defamation case against the Sydney Morning Herald over an article he said […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accuser fears for safety in defamation trial
Defamation 2018-11-22 4:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A key prospective witness in the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case who has accused the war hero of domestic violence has described “genuine fears” for her […]

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Judge can’t see ‘sinister pattern’ in Geoffrey Rush’s behaviour
Defamation 2018-11-07 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial interjected in Nationwide News’ closing submissions on Wednesday, expressing doubt about the publisher’s interpretation of evidence — including […]

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