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
E. M. Zanotti
The “forgotten war” or the one that should have been remembered, Afghanistan is a place that looks suspiciously like Palm
Here’s the Right Wing News week-end guest blogger line-up this week-end. Saturday ——– Cassy Fiano Rob Port from Say Anything
Federal Judge Rules Virginians ‘Stupid As Texans’ By Scott Ott: A federal judge yesterday ruled that citizens of Virginia are