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Dec 16, 2016

Contempt of court charges for Yahoo7 and junior reporter

At a secret court hearing last month, Yahoo7 journalist Krystal Johnson and her employer were found guilty of contempt of court,

Myriam Robin — Media Reporter

Myriam Robin

Media Reporter

At a secret court hearing last month, Yahoo7 journalist Krystal Johnson and her employer were found guilty of contempt of court, after a report she wrote for the website caused a murder mistrial.

She will be sentenced in January. Her hearing was under a suppression order, lifted yesterday with the return of the jury in the retrial of the case originally scuttled by the Yahoo7 report.

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