Andrews v Chapman: 1853

A report does not cease to be fair because there are some slight inaccuracies or omissions. However, comment in order to be justifiable as fair comment must appear as comment and must not be so mixed up with the facts that the reader cannot distinguish between what is report and what is comment:
(1853) 3 C and K 286, [1853] EngR 280, (1853) 3 Car and K 286, (1853) 175 ER 558
Commonlii
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedCuristan v Times Newspapers Ltd CA 30-Apr-2008
curistan_timesCA2008
The court considered the availability of qualified privilege for reporting of statements made in parliament and the actionable meaning of the article, which comprised in part those statements and in part other factual material representing the . .
CitedHunt v Star Newspaper Co Ltd CA 1908
The defendant’s publication imputed to the plaintiff improper conduct in the discharge of his duties as a deputy returning officer at a municipal election. The defendant pleaded fair comment.
Held: The complaint related to allegations of fact . .

These lists may be incomplete.
Updated: 21 May 2021; Ref: scu.270509