June 19, 2018 1
If Australia is to overhaul its defamation legislation, the first step would be to have the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to do a full-scale inquiry.
June 18, 2018 3
Australia is now regarded as the libel capital of the world. But just how big is this threat to press freedom, and what exactly is in need of change?
June 18, 2018
Crikey readers respond to the death of Eurydice Dixon, and the ensuing anger from women. Plus, Rebel Wilson's amended defamation payout.
June 15, 2018 8
Rebel Wilson's record defamation payout of $4.5 million has now been reduced to $600,000. We asked some informed media watchers for their thoughts on the changes.
June 15, 2018 2
Actress Rebel Wilson has hit out at the Court of Appeals ruling that slashed her record defamation payout by $3.9 million. She plans to appeal the verdict.
June 14, 2018
The Court of Appeal has overturned Rebel Wilson's record defamation payout, slashing it by $3.9 million. Bauer Media will now only be liable to pay $600,000 to the actor.
April 20, 2018
There's a good reason you haven't seen Rebel Wilson on networks other than Ten recently. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.
March 23, 2018 2
The ABC has apologised to Australian Conservatives candidate Kevin Bailey after he was targeted in a Tonightly segment. And other media tidbits of the day.
March 9, 2018 1
Studio 10 co-host Jessica Rowe made the surprise announcement on the program this morning that she would be leaving the network. In a statement on-air, Rowe said she wanted to spend more time with her family and be a "more present" mother.
February 26, 2018 4
Australia's biggest rival media companies have joined forces against Rebel Wilson's massive payout. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
November 29, 2017 2
Actress Rebel Wilson has banned Fairfax from attending events on her current promotional tour, apparently over the Bauer Media defamation case.
October 10, 2017 7
Bauer sets up to fight the landmark damages awarded to Rebel Wilson. And other media tidbits of the day.
September 20, 2017 1
When the Bauer breaks ... Credlin's new gig ... Greens leak? ...
September 15, 2017 2
Is Rebel Wilson's huge defamation payout going to mean more cost-cutting at Bauer?
September 14, 2017
Rebel Wilson blocks Shannon Deery on Twitter.
September 13, 2017 2
Rebel Wilson has won a record defamation payout of $4.5 million.
June 23, 2017 1
Though Wilson’s defamation cost may soar well above most, there’s been plenty of high-profile and expensive cases since Australia’s defamation laws became uniform in 2006.
June 21, 2017 1
Gold Coast Bulletin columnist Alice Gorman pulls no punches in her final (unpublished) column for the newspaper.
June 16, 2017
Good morning, early birds. Rebel Wilson wins a court case, and Malcolm Turnbull loses face. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.
May 25, 2017 6
How not to chair an estimates hearing ... Rebel with a cause ... Culleton is relevant! A little bit! Actually, no, sorry ...