BBC—A court has fined 12 Australian media groups a total of A$1.1m (£600,000; $840,000) for their coverage of Cardinal George Pell’s now-overturned conviction in a sexual abuse case.
The outlets admitted to breaching a legal order in 2018, which banned them from reporting the verdict at the time.
A judge rejected arguments that their news reports – which didn’t name Pell – were in the public interest.
Some of Australia’s biggest media groups are among those…. Read more>