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Asian accents ‘light-hearted humour’, not racism, Erin Molan tells defamation trial
Defamation 2021-08-31 9:48 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Chanel 9 sports reporter Erin Molan told a judge the ever-changing goal posts of political correctness made it hard to know whether racially-charged jokes were […]

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Daily Mail editor wrote ‘let’s rip into this sheila’ before publishing Erin Molan article, court hears
Trials 2021-08-30 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Daily Mail editor sent an email to a journalist that said ‘Let’s rip into this sheila’ before publishing an article about sports presenter Erin […]

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High Court denies David Leyonhjelm’s bid to appeal $120,000 defamation award to Sarah Hanson-Young
High Court 2021-06-17 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has denied a request from former senator David Leyonhjelm to challenge a ruling ordering him to pay $120,000 to Greens senator Sarah […]

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David Leyonhjelm loses appeal of $120,000 defamation award to Sarah Hanson-Young  
Defamation 2021-03-03 10:57 am By Cindy Cameronne

Former senator David Leyonhjelm has lost his appeal of a ruling ordering him to pay $120,000 to Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young for defaming her in […]

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SBS pays nothing to settle defamation lawsuit by Alan Jones
Defamation 2021-01-08 9:56 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Shock jock Alan Jones has reached a settlement in his defamation lawsuit against SBS and The Feed presenter Alex Lee over a television segment that […]

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Shock jock Alan Jones sues SBS, presenter Alex Lee for defamation
Defamation 2020-10-14 9:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Conservative talkback host Alan Jones has filed a defamation suit against public broadcaster SBS over a “tribute” aired on ‘The Feed’ which labelled him as […]

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Damage to Sarah Hanson-Young’s reputation just the ‘cut and thrust of politics’, Full Court told
Defamation 2020-05-11 6:49 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Politicians are “rarely nice to each other” and go out of their way to harm the reputation of others, a lawyer for former Senator David […]

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‘Manifestly excessive’ $238,000 defamation payout to childcare worker tossed on appeal
Defamation 2020-03-04 5:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A Sydney-based childcare centre that sent an allegedly defamatory email to 35 people has won its appeal of a $238,000 damages award, with an appeals […]

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Leyonhjelm hires new lawyer as he appeals $120,000 defamation award to Sarah Hanson-Young
Defamation 2020-01-08 2:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former senator David Leyonhjelm is appealing a ruling that socked him with a $120,000 damages bill in a defamation case brought by Greens Senator Sarah […]

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Leyonhjelm used settlement offer to ‘attack’ Sarah Hanson-Young, court hears
Defamation 2019-12-17 10:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former senator David Leyonhjelm used a settlement offer as another platform to attack Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young ahead of her win in a defamation case, […]

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