As Rush stands accused afresh, each side (and the media) must calculate what to throw at their fight.
Even once the judge reaches a verdict, we will learn precisely nothing of value.
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.
In his opening statement to a room packed with media, Rush's barrister made clear he would be seeking large damages.
If either party ever thought they had this under control, they don’t anymore. This show will go on. And on.
The Daily Telegraph will pull out the truth defence in defamation action brought by actor Geoffrey Rush.
Indigenous protest derails Surnise (as they actually make it on-screen). Plus other media tidbits from the day.
Sunrise has followed up its error-ridden, all-white panel discussion of removing Aboriginal children from their families. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.