Justice Lindsay Foster handed down 3 judgements last week that found Channel 7 lied, deceived its viewers and defamed people. It is not every day a court makes a finding that a media company is corrupt so it is worth looking at, even more so given Channel 7 lost 3 judgements in the one day. Of course the well-known frivolous and vexatious litigant Kerry Stokes might decide to appeal and pour more shareholders money down the drain.
The government body that investigates complaints against TV stations is the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). They were investigating three separate complaints against Channel Seven in 2012. Two against 7’s Sunday Night program and one against 7’s Today Tonight program. Prior to finalising its Investigation Reports, the ACMA provided Preliminary Investigation Reports to Seven and sought comments from it in relation to that Preliminary Investigation Reports.
Channel 7 went to the Federal Court in 2013 and instituted legal…
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