Great news, Crikey! But it’s a shame not to see Lachlan squirm


Daniel Brezniak writes: Congratulations to you all (“Lachlan Murdoch drops defamation case in opposition to Crikey“). I’m one of many many Australians deeply repelled by the metastasising poison that turned and stays the Murdoch media in the US and Australia.

John Peel writes: For Crikey’s sake I’m relieved Lachlan Murdoch known as off his case in opposition to you. Had it gone in opposition to you, it may need been the tip of Crikey, which might have left an outsized hole. However oh how I’d like to have seen Lachlan (as Rupert’s consultant) squirming within the witness field when particulars of the Dominion emails have been put underneath his nostril.

Edward Richard Down writes: Lookup “combined emotions” within the dictionary and you’ll discover the definition “Termination of Murdoch’s authorized motion in opposition to Crikey“. On the one hand, I’m delighted Crikey not faces a live-or-die authorized scenario and so can breathe a sigh of reduction and proceed to be an unbiased information outlet. However then again, it could have been a pleasure past phrases to see the Murdochs lose a court docket case and must pay thousands and thousands in compensation. I’ll now simply must fantasise about that final result. 

Joseph Cooper-Nolan writes: Completely unbelievable information and properly performed to everybody at Crikey and your authorized staff. Please sustain the great work.

Athena Lagos writes: I can’t think about how tough it has been for you all, however I’m thrilled for Crikey and Non-public Media. You at the moment are free to proceed your edgy, accountable and actual journalism, and also you deserve higher than Lachlan Murdoch’s menacing ego on the door.

Ken Johnson writes: I used to be awfully upset to see Murdoch stop and desist right here in Australia. I’d have liked to see him within the witness field. However much more disappointing was to not see him and Rupert within the witness field within the US. A lot for his or her standing as much as fact.

Don Maclean writes: Because of Bernard Keane for his reflections on the Murdochs dropping their defamation case (“Bernard Keane on Lachlan Murdoch dropping his defamation case in opposition to Crikey“). Like Keane, I’m upset that the hypocrisy of the Murdochs permitting Fox to air claims that they knew have been unfaithful stays untested.

Glen Bonner Davis: Was I glad to see Lachlan Murdoch name off his case in opposition to Crikey? I’d like to say sure — dropping his defamation swimsuit was a win in opposition to the dangerous guys. However to be sincere, no. The one approach to break these corrupting pursuits is to take them head-on and beat them. It should occur if we’re to method a return to democracy.

Lou Moretti writes: I believe the case ending because it did was in all probability consequence. A win to you and Crikey because the opponent threw within the towel; an motion his nook takes to finish additional injury. The larger problems with freedom of the press might be resolved in a special encounter. For now, the Murdochs’ credibility has been additional eroded. It takes only one step at a time.

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