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ACCC puts Fairfax, Nine merger review on fast track
Competition & Consumer Protection August 16, 2018 9:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC will decide by November 8 whether the proposed merger of Nine Entertainment with Fairfax Media raises competition concerns. The regulator is seeking feedback […]

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Law firm must pay for ‘ineffective’ radio ads, court says
Contracts August 14, 2018 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Employment law firm McDonald Murholme has lost an appeal in a case over $37,000 in unpaid bills for five months of radio advertisements on the […]

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Nationwide can bring justification defence in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Defamation August 10, 2018 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

The publisher of The Daily Telegraph has won its bid to bring a defence of justification against claims by actor Geoffrey Rush that the newspaper […]

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ACCC urged to block Nine, Fairfax merger
Media July 26, 2018 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s largest media union has called on the ACCC to block the proposed merger of Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media, saying it’s a threat to […]

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Streem gets licence extension in dispute with Copyright Agency
Intellectual Property July 5, 2018 11:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Media monitoring company Streem has been granted interim relief in its dispute with the Copyright Agency Limited over the terms of an agreement to sublicence […]

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Sydney magistrate settles defamation case against radio station
Defamation July 3, 2018 9:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sydney magistrate Joan Baptie has agreed to settle a defamation case brought against the owner of radio station 2GB after an on-air apology by host […]

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Rebel Wilson to appeal “bizarre” damages cut
Media June 15, 2018 3:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actress Rebel Wilson has vowed to appeal a decision by the Victorian Court of Appeal that¬†slashed a record $4.75 million defamation payment down to $600,000. […]

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Rebel Wilson’s $4.75M defamation payout slashed
Defamation June 14, 2018 12:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A record $4.75 million defamation payout to Australian actor Rebel Wilson was cut to $600,000 on Thursday by the Victorian Court of Appeal after a […]

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Judge tosses Triguboff defamation case against Fairfax
Media June 14, 2018 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Fairfax Media article at the centre of a defamation case by Meriton founder Harry Triguboff does not defame the billionaire because it’s not about […]

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High Court says Milorad Trkulja can sue Google for defamation
Defamation June 13, 2018 3:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court of Australia ruled Wednesday that Google can be sued for defamation by a man whose image popped up in an internet search […]

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