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 …

How to survive Mother’s Day when you’re grieving | Sophie Hull | Opinion

I flinch every time Mother’s Day is mentioned: every time I open an email, hear a radio or TV ad, or walk past advertising with promotions on flowers and high tea. Mothers give us life and love. They have a hard job; they deserve to be celebrated. It’s just difficult …

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 …

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 tearfully tells court of ‘disgusting’ Benalla Ensign story in defamation case

Sophie Mirabella tearfully tells court of ‘disgusting’ Benalla Ensign story in defamation case

Posted April 27, 2018 14:10:52 Former Liberal frontbencher Sophie Mirabella has broken down several times as she told a jury of the “gut-wrenching” fall-out from a newspaper article that accused her of physically pushing a political rival. Mrs Mirabella is suing north-east Victorian newspaper the Benalla Ensign and its then-editor …

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 …