When I defame you I am being reasonable

Nicholas R. Baker

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According to recent research conducted at the University of New South Wales, many of us have such trenchant views on a whole range of issues that we have real difficulty maintaining good regard for those who disagree with us. This article explores the implications for free speech and government proposals for defamation law reform.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationConsuming Interest
PublisherAustralian Consumers Association
Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2004


  • defamation law
  • media law
  • journalists and the law
  • journalism and the law
  • free speech
  • defence of comment
  • social attitudes
  • law reform


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