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Defamation implications: Australia's landmark high court ruling and what it means for social media users
Written by Rachel Harding, Media and Communications Consultant
Last week a landmark High Court ruling found the owners of social media pages to be the liable publishers of defamatory comments, rather than the commentor themselves. This has far-reaching consequences for social media users, as it opens the door for anyone who runs a public page to be at risk of defamation lawsuits, even if you aren’t aware of the vilifying comments.
Beware the Delta election
The COVID Delta strain has made campaigns and elections a fraught exercise, with no simple pathway to victory, writes Ben Hindmarsh, Principal Consultant.
State politics update August 2021
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