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Win or lose, Foley’s defamation suit would bring no vindication

Win or lose, Foley’s defamation suit would bring no vindication

Australia's idiotic defamation laws will be put to work once again, but what is really left to be gained here?

Rush trial will leave behind nothing but wreckage

Rush trial will leave behind nothing but wreckage

Even once the judge reaches a verdict, we will learn precisely nothing of value.

In the Me Too era, America sets the gold standard for defamation law

In the Me Too era, America sets the gold standard for defamation law

Defamation law in Australia continues to deny the public from hearing the truth. In this, Australia could take a page from the US Supreme Court.

Behind the scenes at Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial

Behind the scenes at Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial

In his opening statement to a room packed with media, Rush's barrister made clear he would be seeking large damages.

Defamation law holds back Indian media’s #metoo moment

Defamation law holds back Indian media’s #metoo moment

As in Australia, public figures accused of sexual harassment and assault in India are wielding defamation law to silence those who speak out.

The only winners in the Geoffrey Rush defamation hearing will be the viewers

The only winners in the Geoffrey Rush defamation hearing will be the viewers

If either party ever thought they had this under control, they don’t anymore. This show will go on. And on.

Defamation law could prevent us knowing the whole truth about Guthrie’s demise

Defamation law could prevent us knowing the whole truth about Guthrie’s demise

We're clearly not getting the full story from the ABC board. And if Australia's defamation laws don't change, we likely never will.

What does the Wagners’ defamation action mean for the Nine-Fairfax merger?

What does the Wagners’ defamation action mean for the Nine-Fairfax merger?

Alan Jones' $3.7 million payout has surely underlined some reputational and financial concerns. Now, Nine has their own suit to fight.

Can Alan Jones hope to soften his $3.7 million defamation blow?

Can Alan Jones hope to soften his $3.7 million defamation blow?

Alan Jones will be looking for ways to lessen the impact of the $3.7 million defamation payout awarded against him. But even then, will he avoid getting into the same trouble in the future?

Alan Jones ordered to pay $3.75 million in Wagner defamation case

Alan Jones ordered to pay $3.75 million in Wagner defamation case

The court order to pay $3.75 million is the largest damages awarded against him.