Also a Defense to Libel? Truth.
Luckily, the applied standard for defamation when applied to major media outlets is “actual malice,” meaning that a plaintiff must show that a newspaper intentionally attempted to destroy the credibility and/or image of the public person they’re being accused of maligning. Meaning, of course, that when Cynthia McKinney finally files this suit against the Atlanta Journal Constitution for “making her look crazy” the action will probably be accompanied by a laugh track.
E.M. gossips viciously about politicos at American Princess
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