60 Minutes defends forced marriage story. Nine's 60 Minutes is defending a story about a woman who said her parents had tricked her in order to hold her against her will in Syria for five years. A defamation hearing is being heard in the New South Wales Supreme Court. Nadia Tabbaa told the program in 2014 she was made to live with her paternal grandparents and was beaten, threatened and forced into marriage, claims her mother has told the NSW Supreme Court are untrue. Tabbaa's parents and brother are suing Nine for defamation, saying they've been brought into ridicule and contempt by the story. Nine is using the defences of fair comment and truth.
The revolving door. The ABC's Insiders program has a new executive producer, The Australian reports. Gold Walkley winner Sam Clark will lead the Sunday morning politics panel program, replacing Kellie Mayo, who will now be running the Asia Pacific newsroom.