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Defamation precedent raises eyebrows

Media commentators fear a ruling by Australia's High Court that a restaurant review was defamatory has set an unwelcome precedent for reviewers in all fields. The 6-1 ruling found that a Sydney Morning Herald review by critic Matthew Evans of Sydney restaurant Coco Roco, which has since closed, was defamatory,...

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