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
Here’s the Right Wing News guest blogger line-up this week-end. Saturday ——– Cassy Fiano Kathy Shaidle Five Feet Of Fury
I absolutely loathe taking a day away from RWN for any reason except for my frequent vacations, but unfortunately, I’m
“The only plausible reason for keeping American troops in Iraq is to protect the democratic transformation that President Bush seized