involving Barrie Goldsmith include

New York Times Story: Missing Apostrophe in Facebook Post Lands a Man in Defamation Court

11 Oct 2021

Barrie’s expertise in the area of defamation law has been recognised by the New York Times as they sought his comments in their recent article about defamation law in Australia and the United States.

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6PR talks to Barrie Goldsmith about the recent settlement of the Porter v ABC defamation case

1 Jun 2021

Mornings with Liam Bartlett. Liam speaks to Barrie Goldsmith from Australian Defamation Lawyers about the defamation case involving Christian Porter and ABC.

Ross Greenwood shows his support for Barrie Goldsmith about the recent Joe Hockey defamation case Ross Greenwood

1 Jul 2015

Ross Greenwood speaks to Barrie Goldsmith from Australian Defamation Lawyers about the defamation case involving Joe Hockey and Fairfax.

2GB talks to Barrie Goldsmith about the recent Joe Hockey defamation case 2GB Sydney

22 Feb 2015

Fairfax media has been found to have defamed Mr Hockey in a poster and two tweets last year, over the headline. Defamation lawyer Barrie Goldsmith spoke to Marius Benson.

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Web search liability can be reduced – Thomson Reuters Risk Report

10 Mar 2014

Internet search engine firms will be protected from liability for publishing defamatory material if they remove it once they’re on notice.

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Senator Sarah Hanson Young’s defamation case against Zoo Magazine – Channel 10

10 Dec 2013

Senator Hanson-Young won an opening skirmish in her defamation case against renowned “lads” magazine Zoo Magazine. Barrie Goldsmith was interviewed on Channel 10’s Wake Up for his views on that case.

‘Name and shame’ web page shut down – Newcastle Herald

15 Feb 2013

A HUNTER business is understood to be considering legal action over a ‘‘name and shame’’ web page that gained almost 6000 followers in six days. The page, which posted anonymous complaints about dozens of local businesses, was removed from the social network Facebook about 10am on Wednesday. Most comments on the page complained about poor customer service, but some alleged serious criminal conduct.

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Law firm takes on Premier, defamation suit likely – Gold Coast Bulletin

22 Feb 2014

Defamation expert Barrie Goldsmith says a Gold Coast lawyer has a chance of winning a defamation claim against Premier Campbell Newman over allegations he was “part of the criminal gang machine”.

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Assange defamation case questioned – Australian Financial Review

6 Oct 2012

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was unlikely to succeed in a defamation case against Prime Minister Julia Gillard because he was outside the statutory time period in which claims must be brought.

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Beware, you’re on candid camera! – Illawarra Mercury

28 Apr 2012

Wollongong City Council’s move to webcast its meetings may open it up to the threat of defamation action. Lights, cameras and a whole lot of decision-making action. Wollongong’s fledgling councillors rode to victory last September on a wave of community sentiment for change – not the least of which was a firm promise for a greater degree of transparency in how the council conducted its business.

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Please note that the firm of Goldsmiths Lawyers was acquired as from 1 July 2021 by Rostron Carlyle Rojas LawyersBarrie Goldsmith, who has specialised in defamation for 40 years, continues to work for the firm as Special Counsel. You can read more about the acquisition at the following link.

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