Defamation Law Reform In The Age Of Social Media

Defamation has been in the news a lot recently – from Rebel Wilson to Geoffrey Rush – and more locally, NSW is actually known as the “defamation state” due to its high level of cases.

However, there is a need for Defamation Law to be reformed. If you have a social media account, you probably know how turbulent and damaging social media can be for some. In NSW, the Defamation Act was established before the social media explosion and thus a digital makeover is long overdue.

Baron Alder, a lawyer who specializes in defamation, joined us to tell us more.


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