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Daily Mail lodges appeal in Federal Court over Erin Molan defamation

Daily Mail Australia has lodged an appeal against the Federal Court decision which found it defamed journalist and commentator Erin Molan by alleging she was racist in an online article.

The Sky News Host last year sued the online publisher for defamation, saying an article and two tweets by the news site falsely portrayed her as racist and an “arrogant woman of white privilege” because of her pronunciation of Polynesian names.

Justice Robert Bromwich handed down its reasonings in favour of Molan in August, finding five imputations put forward were not found to be proven to be substantially true by the publisher regarding the online article.

He was not satisfied that imputations put forward by the two tweets were conveyed.

In his judgment, Justice Bromwich found both sides had a “measure of success and a measure of failure”.

He ordered Daily Mail Australia to pay Molan $150,000…

Read more at www.news.com.au

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