The Daily Telegraph's Jonathon Moran arrives at the Federal Court for the appeal (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

This is act 10 in Inq’s series on the media trial of Geoffrey Rush. Read the full series here.

“An apprehension of bias”

Less than a month after The Daily Telegraph was excoriated for publishing a “recklessly irresponsible piece of sensationalist journalism” regarding allegations against Geoffrey Rush, the paper launched a full legal appeal against the judgment based on a simple -- but in many ways extraordinary -- argument.