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Ex-RFG head hits Fairfax with defamation lawsuit
Defamation November 30, 2018 9:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax is facing a defamation lawsuit from the former head of franchise giant Retail Food Group, who alleges a series of articles in the Sydney […]

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ABC, Fairfax appeal in Chau Chak Wing case to have ‘massive ramifications’ for press, court hears
Media November 7, 2018 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for the ABC and Fairfax has told the Federal Court that an appeal against the dismissal of their truth defence in the Chau […]

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Geoffrey Rush accuser tells court she felt ‘trapped’ on stage
Defamation October 30, 2018 4:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush’s co-star Eryn Jean Norvill took the stand Tuesday in the actor’s defamation case against Nationwide News, telling a court she felt “panicked” and […]

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‘Sorry’ could have shaved $1M off Alan Jones defamation payout
Defamation November 16, 2018 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Broadcaster Alan Jones declined an offer to settle a lawsuit alleging he defamed a prominent Queensland family by blaming them for the deaths of 12 […]

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Expert reports by Geoffrey Rush’s buddies should be inadmissible, Nationwide says
Defamation October 26, 2018 11:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nationwide News says two expert reports written by a friend and agent of actor Geoffrey Rush should be thrown out because the two are advocates […]

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Director denies telling Geoffrey Rush to be less ‘creepy’
Defamation October 25, 2018 8:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The director of the King Lear production at the centre of a defamation case brought by Geoffrey Rush said on the witness stand Thursday he […]

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Sarah Hanson-Young slams Leyonhjelm truth defence as fabrication
Defamation October 18, 2018 8:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has accused Senator David Leyonhjelm of using parliamentary privilege and fabricated remarks to shut down a defamation case she lodged in August. […]

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Geoffrey Rush grilled about tongue emoji on day 2 of defamation trial
Defamation October 23, 2018 8:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush was cross-examined at length on Tuesday about the meaning behind a text he sent to colleague Eryn Jean Norvill that included an emoji […]

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Parramatta boss accuses Fairfax of ‘reckless indifference’ for truth
Defamation November 6, 2018 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The suspended chief executive officer of Sydney’s City of Parramatta Council is suing Fairfax Media, saying three articles published in the Sydney Morning Herald accusing […]

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Citing ‘irreparable harm’ Rush tries to keep Nationwide amendments under wraps
Defamation October 31, 2018 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actor Geoffrey Rush is seeking to suppress an amended defence by Nationwide News, arguing that if they’re made public the amendments could cause him “irreparable […]

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