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Nine, News Corp defeat defamation suits over Central Coast crime coverage
Defamation 2023-09-13 4:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has thrown out defamation lawsuits by the partner of a man accused of being a Central Coast gang member in coverage by Nine […]

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Sydney MP claims aggravation from Mark Latham’s ‘disgraceful’ defamation defence
Defamation 2023-09-08 9:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich, who is suing politician Mark Latham over a homophobic social media post, claims the One Nation NSW leader’s defence has […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith funder Seven says ruling on emails has ‘far reaching implications’
Defamation 2023-09-08 2:56 pm By Sam Matthews

Former soldier Ben Roberts-Smith and Seven Network, which funded his defamation case, have asked for the Full Federal Court to weigh in on appeals against […]

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Plastic surgery patient appeals loss in defamation case over bad review
Defamation 2023-09-06 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A patient who gave his plastic surgeon a one-star review for a nose job is challenging a judgment that put him on the hook for […]

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Nine’s stories on surgeon the ‘opposite of public interest’, court told
Trials 2023-09-04 11:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A top orthopaedic surgeon and former NSW Australian of the year has argued in his defamation case against Nine that stories detailing his alleged negligence […]

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Roberts-Smith’s case an abuse of process, Fairfax tells court in costs bid
Defamation 2023-09-04 2:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith should pay all costs reasonably incurred by Fairfax in successfully defending itself in his defamation case, which took more than […]

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Seven defence survives in defamation suit over interview with Meghan Markle’s father
Defamation 2023-08-31 5:45 pm By Sam Matthews

A paparazzo suing Seven for defamation over an interview with Meghan Markleā€™s father has failed to strike out the broadcasterā€™s contextual truth defence alleging he […]

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Heston Russell defamation judge ‘disturbed’ by ABC press release
Defamation 2023-08-30 11:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing the defamation trial of former commando Heston Russell said he was “disturbed” by an ABC press release following the broadcaster’s decision to […]

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Truth shouldn’t ā€˜straitjacketā€™ public interest defence, says judge in Heston Russell case
Defamation 2023-08-29 10:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge hearing closing submissions in Heston Russell’s defamation case against the ABC has expressed ā€œsignificant reservationsā€ about evidence by the former commando and said […]

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Higgins, Lehrmann expected to take stand at defamation trial
Defamation 2023-08-28 11:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The judge hearing a trial in defamation cases by former Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann against TV broadcasters ABC and Ten has said he expects both […]

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