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
Barack Obama, while doing a fundraiser in 2007 claimed, “I was a constitutional law professor, which means unlike the current
I spent time today comparing state polls done in the last three weeks or so to the final results in
Over the last few weeks, the conservative blogosphere and punditocracy have been aiming a wave of venom at the GOP