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Nine settles John Hewson defamation suit over ‘seriously dishonest’ report
Article 2021-04-12 4:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine has agreed to settle a defamation lawsuit by former Liberal leader John Hewson alleging a report by A Current Affair about his insurance firm […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith trial to feature testimony from Afghan witnesses about alleged murder
Defamation 2021-04-06 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed four Afghan witnesses who allegedly saw Ben Roberts-Smith kick a handcuffed Afghan citizen off a cliff to give evidence remotely when […]

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Fairfax out of pocket $2.4M after being hit with indemnity costs in Elaine Stead defamation case
Defamation 2021-02-08 2:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nine-owned Fairfax will have to pay out over $2 million in legal fees after being hit with indemnity costs on top of a $280,000 judgment […]

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Fairfax rejected settlement offers with ‘bugger off letters’, Elaine Stead tells court
Defamation 2021-02-04 3:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead is seeking indemnity costs after being awarded $280,000 in her defamation case against Nine-owned Fairfax, which she accuses of rejecting […]

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Chau Chak Wing awarded $590,000 in defamation case against ABC, Nine
Defamation 2021-02-02 12:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Chinese businessman Dr Chau Chak Wing has been awarded $590,000 in a Federal Court judgment that found an ABC Four Corner’s report contained “untrue and […]

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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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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 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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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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Daily Mail says Erin Molan has history of ‘objectively racist’ conduct
Defamation 2020-10-14 12:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Daily Mail has fired back at a defamation lawsuit by sports broadcaster Erin Molan alleging its coverage of a remark she made during Nine’s […]

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