Mark Kenny | Ben Roberts-Smith decision shows importance of journalism, defamation laws

Mark Kenny
Updated June 2 2023 - 12:46pm, first published June 1 2023 - 8:00pm

Which is murkier? The fog of war or the turgid mists of defamation law, where cases can turn on "substantial truth" or "contextual truth", on the balance of probabilities?

Mark Kenny

Mark Kenny


Mark Kenny is The Canberra Times' political analyst and a professor at the ANU's Australian Studies Institute. He hosts the Democracy Sausage podcast. He writes a column every Sunday.

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