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Topic: Margaret River

Media Files: Rebel Wilson defamation damages slashed

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.

The pros and cons of dissecting the ‘good bloke’ narrative

Crikey readers offer thoughts on the way the media should (or should not) cover events like the Margaret River murders.

How the media oversimplified the Margaret River murders

There was the "good bloke" narrative simplification, of course. But reactions against this "good bloke" narrative produced an equal and opposite simplification.

Margaret River and the dangers of “if it bleeds, it leads”

Crikey readers respond to the media coverage of the Margaret River tragedy, gender disparity in the LNP and more.

How the media is covering (or not covering) the Margaret River tragedy

Aaron Cockman is being quoted as a "grieving father" now, but early reports painted him as a suspect. Why are we only hearing his version of events?