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Sacked sports journalist loses appeal over coverage of ‘vivid and disgusting’ comments
Defamation 2022-08-18 11:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Former Channel 7 rugby league journalist Josh Massoud has lost an appeal of a decision clearing multiple media outlets of defamation over reports alleging he […]

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Seven settles defamation suit by wrongly named Cleo Smith abduction suspect
Defamation 2022-02-16 2:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Seven Network has settled a defamation lawsuit brought by a Nyamal man who the broadcaster wrongly identified as the suspect in the abduction of four-year-old […]

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Fraud dooms settlement in art collector’s defamation suit over Telegraph story
Defamation 2022-01-18 12:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has rejected an art collector’s bid to enforce a settlement in litigation against the publisher of the Sunday Telegraph over an allegedly defamatory […]

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Man sues Seven for wrongly naming him Cleo Smith abduction suspect
Defamation 2021-11-16 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Nyamal man mistakenly identified by the Seven Network as the suspect in the abduction of four-year-old Cleo Smith in Western Australia is suing the […]

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High Court finds media responsible for third-party Facebook comments
Defamation 2021-09-08 3:13 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The High Court has found that media outlets are responsible for the publication of defamatory third-party comments on news stories posted to their Facebook pages, […]

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Peter Dutton’s defamation suit over ‘rape apologist’ tweet ripe for settlement, judge says
Defamation 2021-06-16 9:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Federal politician Peter Dutton has been ordered into mediation in his defamation case against a refugee activist over a tweet calling the defence minister a […]

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