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Jarryd Hayne supporter accused of spitting at alleged rape victim wins payout from Seven
Defamation 2024-02-20 10:48 am By Sam Matthews

A judge has ordered Seven Network to pay $35,000 to a man who said he was defamed by the broadcaster, finding that he “spat towards” […]

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Surgeon wins security from nose job patient appealing defamation loss
Defamation 2024-02-19 10:43 pm By Sam Matthews

A nose job patient who allegedly defamed his surgeon has been slugged with $50,000 in security for his appeal, on top of a $50,000 damages […]

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‘At least unwise’: Emails show silk’s reaction to Higgins’ refusal to assist Chrysanthou in defamation case
Defamation 2024-02-16 5:28 pm By Sam Matthews

Newly released emails show a prominent silk describing Brittany Higgins’ refusal to assist Lisa Wilkinson’s barrister Sue Chrysanthou as “at the least unwise”, amid a […]

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Business Chicks owner says Fairfax articles painted her as a ‘hypocrite’
Defamation 2024-02-15 4:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The owner of womens’ networking group ‘Business Chicks’ has sued Fairfax over allegedly defamatory articles which she claims painted her as a hypocrite who unfairly […]

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Judge vindicates Lisa Wilkinson’s decision to ditch Ten’s legal team
Defamation 2024-02-14 5:13 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has found that Lisa Wilkinson acted reasonably in ditching Network Ten’s legal team in a defamation case brought by Bruce Lehrmann, noting the […]

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Lisa Wilkinson begged Ten to admit role in Logies speech after media backlash, court told
Defamation 2024-02-13 2:23 pm By Sam Matthews

The Project presenter Lisa Wilkinson has told a court that she begged Network Ten to admit its role in a controversial Logies speech for which […]

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Lawyer denies she was ’embarrassed’ by sign-off on controversial Logies speech
Media 2024-02-13 2:36 am By Sam Matthews

A senior lawyer at Network Ten has told the court she was not embarrassed by legal advice given to Lisa Wilkinson in relation to her […]

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No evidence Ben Roberts-Smith given full benefit of presumption of innocence, appeals court told
Defamation 2024-02-05 11:34 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge who found that disgraced soldier Ben Roberts-Smith committed war crimes in Afghanistan did not show “full consideration of the presumption of innocence” in […]

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Ex-Liberal MP Moira Deeming can’t use court to pare 67 defamation claims, judge says
Defamation 2024-02-02 3:54 pm By Sam Matthews

Former Victorian Liberal MP Moira Deeming has lost a bid to split her defamation case against state party leader John Pesutto, after a judge expressed […]

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Ex-PM’s press secretary lashed out at Ten news boss seconds after Higgins interview, email says
Defamation 2024-01-12 11:35 pm By Sam Matthews

A Network Ten executive received an angry phone call from former prime minister Scott Morrison’s chief media advisor after claims about the Liberal Party’s handling […]

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