The unanimous decision greatly increases the odds a jury will hear Sarah Palin’s claim that the Times acted with actual malice by linking her to an assassination attempt on a congresswoman.
A cynic might conclude the media props up the Southern Poverty Law Center to advance a shared political agenda. That cynic would have some evidence to support the theory.
The Senate hearing involving Christine Blasey Ford’s accusations against Brett Kavanaugh ended in a he-said/she-said impasse. A defamation lawsuit might remedy that.
Rolling Stone is only now able to put this travesty behind them, at least legally.
Michael Wolff’s behavior cheapens politics, ideological debate, and women like Nikki Haley, who do well at both. He needs to be shut down.
At its core, this in-fighting reflects the Left’s need to recruit the appearance of scientific truth to undo the trauma of its political dethronement.
The judge’s narrow reading of the precedents shouldn’t end Sarah Palin’s quest for vindication against the latest vicious, untrue smear by a media establishment that has long detested her.
Gawker was a site built to destroy lives. Its mission was to discover the worst moment in a person’s life, and then publicizing it for profit.
The transparency point BuzzFeed head Ben Smith claimed is basically the same rationale Rolling Stone’s Will Dana used to justify publishing the fake story that ended in a major court loss.
Rolling Stone hopes claiming a ‘badge of shame’ will save them. Not likely.
A jury returns a verdict that Rolling Stone defamed a University of Virginia administrator with malice. Its tepid and self-serving response is infuriating.
A federal court jury found Rolling Stone liable for defaming a university administrator after the magazine published a false story about a gang rape at the University of Virginia.
There is a good chance American enemies of American free speech will shortly mount a sustained and successful effort to drastically reduce American speech freedoms.
The dismissed Rolling Stone lawsuit over the false University of Virginia campus rape article is not the win headlines suggest.
Donald Trump’s desire to ‘loosen up’ libel laws is a disturbing sign he doesn’t understand why freedom of speech is more important than his public image.
Donald Trump’s attorney alleged today that it is libelous and defamatory to point out Donald Trump’s record of supporting higher taxes.
A host of men possibly falsely accused of rape by Lena Dunham and Rolling Stone definitely have grounds for defamation lawsuits.
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