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SBS pays nothing to settle defamation lawsuit by Alan Jones
Defamation 2021-01-08 9:56 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Shock jock Alan Jones has reached a settlement in his defamation lawsuit against SBS and The Feed presenter Alex Lee over a television segment that […]

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Barrister sues Fairfax over article claiming he facilitated ‘largest ever’ US tax fraud
Banki Haddock Fiora 2020-12-18 3:55 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A barrister has launched defamation proceedings against Fairfax over an article alleging he spent decades helping Texas billionaire Bob Brockman defraud the United States of […]

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News Corp denies articles suggested lawyer was too old and deaf to represent clients
Defamation 2020-12-18 3:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A News Corp subsidiary has hit back at a defamation lawsuit by a Sydney-based solicitor claiming two Daily Telegraph articles implied he was too old […]

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McGowan says Clive Palmer can’t defend truth of criminal cover up imputation
Defamation 2020-12-11 10:50 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Billionaire Clive Palmer cannot defend the truth of alleged defamatory imputations that Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan tried to “cover up” criminal acts and was […]

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Daughter of NRL legend wins $125,000 over false sex tape claim
Defamation 2020-12-10 1:52 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The daughter of NRL great Mark Geyer has been awarded $125,000 in a defamation case against the owner of an NRL Memes page over a […]

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High Court to hear challenge to ruling over ‘defamatory’ Facebook comments
High Court 2020-12-08 10:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Three media companies have been granted special leave by the High Court to challenge a finding that they could be held liable for allegedly defamatory […]

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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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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 […]

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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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