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WA Premier Mark McGowan lobs defamation claims at Clive Palmer
Defamation 2020-09-21 2:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has struck back at a defamation lawsuit by Clive Palmer, filing a counterclaim accusing the mining magnate of making a […]

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iSignthis’ John Karantzis hits Fairfax with defamation lawsuit over AFR article
Defamation 2020-09-14 5:45 pm By Alison Eveleigh

John Karantzis, the CEO of fintech company iSignthis, has launched defamation proceedings against Fairfax, targeting an Australian Financial Review article over the 900 per cent […]

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‘A chilling effect’: Media giants take Facebook comments case to High Court
Defamation 2020-09-11 9:12 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Media outlets facing liability for allegedly defamatory remarks left under news articles they posted on Facebook are taking their case to the High Court, after […]

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High Court won’t hear appeal in defamation case over Facebook comments
Defamation 2020-09-10 6:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has rejected an appeal challenging a ruling that found a failed political candidate liable for defamatory responses made by readers of two […]

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Army chief gets another chance to block war crimes docs in Ben Roberts-Smith case
Defamation 2020-09-08 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The chief of the Australian Defence Force has been given the opportunity to put on further evidence after a judge said he would otherwise order […]

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In a first, judge says emoji ‘reasonably capable’ of being defamatory
Defamation 2020-08-28 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

In what is believed to be a first in Australia, a judge hearing a defamation case between two Sydney lawyers has found that an emoji […]

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Nationwide may deny liability for reporter’s ‘private’ tweets on Quaden Bayles video
Defamation 2020-08-20 2:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Nationwide News may not accept liability for a series of allegedly defamatory tweets published from reporter Miranda Devine’s personal account about 9-year-old Quaden Bayles, telling […]

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Nine hit with defamation suit over ‘dangerous and irresponsible’ report that led to prison attack
Defamation 2020-08-18 6:04 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A convicted drug smuggler is suing Channel Nine over a segment on A Current Affair that accused him of being a police informer and which […]

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ABC acted with malice in ‘set up’ of Racing NSW head, court hears
Defamation 2020-08-11 6:08 pm By Alison Eveleigh

In airing a ‘7:30′ segment that revealed racehorses were being slaughtered in violation of industry rules, the ABC acted with malice in what was a […]

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Mom behind viral bullying video hits Daily Telegraph publisher with defamation lawsuit
Defamation 2020-08-05 3:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An Australian mother who posted a viral video of her son, who suffers from achondroplasia dwarfism, following a bullying incident has hit the Daily Telegraph’s […]

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