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Fairfax to compensate PNG minister, ‘ludicrous’ objection to orders shot down
Defamation 2021-09-21 3:40 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Nine subsidiary Fairfax Media has agreed to pay compensation to a Papua New Guinea politician who sued the publisher for defamation for allegedly engaging in […]

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Christian Porter wins bid to block media from using secret parts of ABC defence
Defamation 2021-08-31 10:41 am By Cindy Cameronne

Liberal MP Christian Porter has won his bid to block Nine and News Corp from using secret portions of ABC’s defence to his defamation allegations […]

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Developer’s ‘utterly unreasonable’ claims tossed in case over Fairfax brothel article
Defamation 2021-08-19 8:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Gold Coast developer must re-plead allegations in a defamation lawsuit against Fairfax over an article alleging he met a former Ipswich mayor at a […]

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Christian Porter wants to block media from using secret parts of ABC defence
Article 2021-08-13 9:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liberal MP Christian Porter has asked a court to ensure Nine and News Corp. do not use secret portions of ABC’s defence to his defamation […]

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Prospect of longer COVID-19 lockdown stalls Ben Roberts-Smith trial
Defamation 2021-08-02 12:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Trial in war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case over articles accusing him of war crimes has been adjourned until November in light of the current […]

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Nine witness accused of lying for compensation in Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial
Defamation 2021-07-28 2:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A witness for two Nine-owned newspapers sued by Ben Roberts-Smith has been accused of fabricating a story that the war veteran kicked his step-uncle off […]

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Sydney man defamed by Fairfax hit-and-run story loses bid to up damages 
Defamation 2021-07-22 10:24 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court  has thrown out an appeal by a Sydney man who sought greater damages for being incorrectly named in media reports as the […]

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Nine to repay customers $450,000 over ‘excessive’ surcharges
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-07-02 5:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Media giant Nine has paid more than $150,000 in fines and will repay subscribers and advertisers $450,000 for allegedly slapping them with excessive payment surcharges […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith takes stand as court hears of cover up of six murders
Defamation 2021-06-10 2:32 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith took the stand on Thursday after publishers accused of defaming him detailed how the war veteran allegedly murdered six civilians and engaged in […]

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‘Uncomfortable’ judge told Ben Roberts-Smith not in relationship with lawyer
Legal Ethics 2021-06-09 1:35 pm By Cindy Cameronne

News publisher Fairfax has been accused of attempts to intimidate Ben Roberts-Smith’s lawyer in contempt of court by publishing inaccurate media reports that the solicitor […]

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