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Husar reports have been a shameful public humiliation

Husar reports have been a shameful public humiliation

Crikey readers take issue with the media's treatment of Emma Husar, and discuss the activist action against Qantas.

Does Emma Husar have a case against BuzzFeed?

Does Emma Husar have a case against BuzzFeed?

Emma Husar's political ambitions may be toast, but there are huge considerations to be made before suing for defamation.

Celebrity paparazzo sues regional community radio for defamation

Celebrity paparazzo sues regional community radio for defamation

A Geelong community radio station has been forced to fundraise after legal action from the former mayor.

Sarah Hanson-Young has the law on her side with this one

Sarah Hanson-Young has the law on her side with this one

A defamation case against David Leyonhjelm would give him all the attention he and his naughty boy mates need to survive.

What would a review of Australia’s defamation law look at?

What would a review of Australia’s defamation law look at?

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.

What would it take to fix Australia’s restrictive defamation laws?

What would it take to fix Australia’s restrictive defamation laws?

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?

We don’t blame the Hoddle Street or Port Arthur victims; so why do we blame women?

We don’t blame the Hoddle Street or Port Arthur victims; so why do we blame women?

Crikey readers respond to the death of Eurydice Dixon, and the ensuing anger from women. Plus, Rebel Wilson's amended defamation payout.

Roundtable: what does the Rebel Wilson payout mean for the media?

Roundtable: what does the Rebel Wilson payout mean for the media?

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.

Media Files: how Queer Eye blitzed the Australian media

Media Files: how Queer Eye blitzed the Australian media

The Queer Eye cast have been on a whirlwind PR tour, which brought some challenges for the traditional media.

#MeToo insurance? Protection offered for accused Australian musicians

#MeToo insurance? Protection offered for accused Australian musicians

The ramifications of Me Too are being felt in an extremely un-rock ’n’ roll way — insurance. But what happens when Australia’s defamation laws stand in the way of community safety and ultimately, justice?