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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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Silk warned by judge not to get ‘carried away’ in defamation case by bank boss Peter Schiff
Defamation 2022-08-04 11:56 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has cautioned senior barrister Sue Chrysanthou over her colourful description of a 60 Minutes episode at the heart of Euro Pacific Bank boss […]

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Lawyer sues over articles on dropped David Jones fraud charges
Defamation 2022-08-03 11:07 pm By Sam Matthews

A Sydney lawyer has sued the owners of three websites which allegedly published defamatory articles accusing her of trying to defraud $16,000 from David Jones, […]

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HarperCollins wants High Court to reawaken deep sleep defamation case
Defamation 2022-07-27 1:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Publisher HarperCollins has filed a special leave application with the High Court seeking to challenge a decision that revived a defamation case by a psychiatrist […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith witnesses had ‘powerful motive to lie’, Fairfax says
Defamation 2022-07-19 8:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Soldiers who took the stand for Ben Roberts-Smith in his defamation case against Fairfax colluded on the evidence they gave of key events, counsel for […]

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Seven files ‘urgent’ lawsuit over Commonwealth Games software
Media 2022-07-15 10:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Broadcaster Seven has filed court proceedings against a production firm it partners with to broadcast the Olympic Games for allegedly refusing to hand over software […]

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Fairfax to argue no ‘serious harm’ to synagogue head over ‘gossipy, mocking’ Age report
Defamation 2022-07-08 4:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Fairfax has foreshadowed a fight over whether former synagogue president and Victorian Liberal party treasurer David Mond suffered ‘serious harm’ as a result of articles […]

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Christian Porter reps Mick Gatto in High Court appeal of ABC victory
Appeals 2022-07-06 11:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former attorney-general Christian Porter has joined the legal team of underworld figure Mick Gatto in his High Court bid to revive defamation claims against the […]

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Tegan George forced to regroup with sex discrimination claims against Ten
Employment 2022-07-05 4:15 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has told journalist Tegan George to rework her sex discrimination claims against Network Ten, following an interlocutory stoush over her claims that the […]

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Seven wins access to CCTV footage in defamation case by Jarryd Hayne supporter
Media 2022-07-04 6:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A man who says he was falsely accused by a Seven journalist of spitting at an alleged rape victim of rugby league footballer Jarryd Hayne […]

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