Sophie Mirabella awarded $175,000 in damages over defamatory Benalla newspaper story

Sophie Mirabella awarded $175,000 in damages over defamatory Benalla newspaper story

Updated May 16, 2018 10:17:02 Former Liberal frontbencher Sophie Mirabella has been awarded $175,000 in damages over a defamatory newspaper article which incorrectly claimed she pushed her political rival Cathy McGowan out of a photo opportunity. Mrs Mirabella was seeking almost $390,000 to recognise the emotional toll of the Benalla …

Vietnamese hackers trigger software trap after Australian sale of newspaper in Cambodia

Vietnamese hackers trigger software trap after Australian sale of newspaper in Cambodia

Updated May 15, 2018 17:28:38 Related Story: Cambodia’s last independent newspaper sold to Malaysian ‘covert’ spin doctor Related Story: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia’s last independent newspaper over interference A Vietnamese state-linked hacking group has used a Cambodian newspaper website to attack a local human rights organisation, according to …

George Pell: Catholics asked in newspaper to chip in for Cardinal’s legal costs

George Pell: Catholics asked in newspaper to chip in for Cardinal’s legal costs

Updated May 09, 2018 15:28:50 Photo: George Pell has pleaded not guilty to the historical sexual offence charges against him. (AAP: James Ross) Supporters of Cardinal George Pell are being asked to contribute to his legal fund through a series of advertisements. Some of the ads have appeared in the …

The Phnom Penh Post: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia’s last independent newspaper over interference

The Phnom Penh Post: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia’s last independent newspaper over interference

Updated May 08, 2018 18:40:55 Related Story: Cambodia’s last independent newspaper sold to Malaysian ‘covert’ spin doctor Related Story: Email suggests ‘major backer’ promised to help win $344,000 case against Cambodian newspaper The Australian CEO and five senior staff at The Phnom Penh Post have quit in protest over editorial …

Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia’s last independent newspaper, sold to Malaysian ‘covert’ spin doctor

Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia’s last independent newspaper, sold to Malaysian ‘covert’ spin doctor

Updated May 07, 2018 16:22:33 Photo: The Phnom Penh Post was founded in 1992. (Flickr: tbun) The last remaining independent English language newspaper in Cambodia has been sold to a Malaysian PR man, who previously worked for the Cambodian Government and is currently “managing ‘covert operations’ for our clients”, according …

Sophie Mirabella wins defamation case against Benalla newspaper

Sophie Mirabella wins defamation case against Benalla newspaper

Updated May 02, 2018 20:36:08 Former Liberal member for Indi Sophie Mirabella has won a defamation trial against a regional north-east Victorian newspaper. Mrs Mirabella sued the Benalla Ensign newspaper and its editor, Libby Price, after it published an article saying she had publicly pushed her political opponent, Indi MP …

Australian journalist suggests ‘major backer’ promised to help win $344,000 case against Cambodian newspaper

Australian journalist suggests ‘major backer’ promised to help win $344,000 case against Cambodian newspaper

Posted May 02, 2018 18:20:07 An Australian who was awarded $344,000 for wrongful dismissal told the Cambodian newspaper he worked for that he had a “major backer” who would “help me win” the case, according to an email obtained by the ABC. Key points: Chris Dawe fired in 2015 for …

Sophie Mirabella spoke to Ken Wyatt ‘to get evidence right’ about newspaper defamation case: court

Sophie Mirabella spoke to Ken Wyatt ‘to get evidence right’ about newspaper defamation case: court

Updated April 30, 2018 15:54:06 Photo: Ken Wyatt told the court Sophie Mirabella spoke to him at a party meeting about the case. (AAP: Simon Dallinger) Related Story: Mirabella tearfully tells court of ‘disgusting’ story as secret recording revealed Related Story: ‘Fake news’: Claim Mirabella pushed political rival not true, …

Sophie Mirabella defamation case hears newspaper published ‘fake news’ | Australia news

Former Liberal frontbencher Sophie Mirabella felt “sick to her stomach” when she read an article wrongly accusing her of pushing an opponent during a photo opportunity while campaigning for the 2016 federal election. Mirabella is suing weekly newspaper the Benalla Ensign and its editor Libby Price in the Victorian county …

Claim Sophie Mirabella pushed political rival was ‘fake news’, court hears, in defamation case against newspaper

Claim Sophie Mirabella pushed political rival was ‘fake news’, court hears, in defamation case against newspaper

Updated April 26, 2018 21:06:56 Photo: Sophie Mirabella, former Liberal MP, and candidate for Indi (left) with Indi independent MP Cathy McGowan (right) (ABC News) An article which claimed former Liberal frontbencher Sophie Mirabella pushed her political opponent Cathy McGowan out of a photo opportunity was “fake news”, a court …