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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 says ‘terrible investor’ label worse than being called a fraud
Defamation 2020-12-03 11:15 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Being called a fraud is not as bad as being labelled a “terrible investor”, venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead has said during trial in her high-profile defamation case against the Nine-owned Fairfax over two articles about her involvement in the failed investment company Blue Sky.

Elaine Stead says AFR articles were ‘death knell’ for her career
Defamation 2020-12-02 10:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead has taken the stand in a high-profile defamation case against the Nine-owned Fairfax, saying that she felt “shame, embarrassment, humiliation […]

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Elaine Stead accuses AFR ‘gossip monger’ of misogynist attack as defamation trial kicks off
Defamation 2020-12-01 4:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Blue Sky Capital venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead is seeking over $671,000 in damages from the publisher of the Australian Financial Review over two […]

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Doctors can’t ‘rewrite history’ as judge puts deep sleep therapy defamation case to bed
Defamation 2020-11-26 1:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two psychiatrists at the heart of the Chelmsford deep sleep therapy scandal have had their defamation cases against publisher HarperCollins dismissed ,with a judge finding […]

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iSignthis CEO John Karantzis rejected $30,000 offer by AFR ahead of defamation suit
Defamation 2020-11-24 12:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CEO of fintech company iSignthis turned down an offer by the Australian Financial Review to pay $30,000 and retract portions of an article he […]

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Sydney lawyer sues News Corp for defamation over divorce articles
Defamation 2020-11-23 1:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based solicitor has hit News Corp with a defamation lawsuit over two Daily Telegraph articles relating to his divorce with artist Agnes Bruck that […]

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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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Judge rejects public interest immunity argument over war crimes docs in Ben Roberts-Smith case
Defamation 2020-11-12 2:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The chief of the Australian Defence Force has lost a bid to keep information obtained by a war crimes inquiry from three news publishers defending […]

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Former Toll chairman Ray Horsburgh sues over Financial Review article, reporter’s emails
Defamation 2020-11-06 9:26 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Former Toll Group chairman Ray Horsburgh has filed a defamation suit over an Australian Financial Review article that claimed he made a racist remark at […]

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