Archive for defamation

Alliance Joins Coalition Brief Defending Group Libel Doctrine
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Alliance Joins Coalition Brief Defending Group Libel Doctrine

On November 3, the Alliance joined a brief in Florio v. Gallaudet, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, asking ... Read More
Counterman v. Colorado
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Counterman v. Colorado

The Supreme Court strengthens protections for journalists against charges of threat. For a threat prosecution, the government must prove that the speaker was intentionally reckless ... Read More
New York Court of Appeals Finds Dr. Luke is Limited Purpose Public Figure in Defamation Case Against Kesha
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New York Court of Appeals Finds Dr. Luke is Limited Purpose Public Figure in Defamation Case Against Kesha

 On June 13, the New York Court of Appeals issued a ruling in Gottwald v. Sebert that Gottwald (aka, Dr. Luke) is a limited ... Read More
Alliance Joins Brief Arguing New York’s Anti-SLAPP Law was Properly Applied to Protect Journalist
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Alliance Joins Brief Arguing New York’s Anti-SLAPP Law was Properly Applied to Protect Journalist

On April 21, the Alliance joined a brief, filed in the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division First Department, concerning the application of New York’s ... Read More
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear a Challenge to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear a Challenge to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

On October 3, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear a case, Gonzalez v. Google, concerning Section 230 of the Communications Decency ... Read More
Alliance Joins Brief Advocating for Access and Accountability
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Alliance Joins Brief Advocating for Access and Accountability

On September 19, the News/Media Alliance joined the Reporters Committee amicus brief advocating for open records and public access ... Read More
Florida Governor Office Considered Changing New York Times v. Sullivan Standard
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Florida Governor Office Considered Changing New York Times v. Sullivan Standard

On May 18, the Orlando Sentinel obtained documents showing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s staff worked on a proposal that would change the New York Times ... Read More
Appeals Court says New York Anti-SLAPP Not Retroactive
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Appeals Court says New York Anti-SLAPP Not Retroactive

On May 19, a New York appeals court dismissed a defamation claim in Kurland v. Glassdoor. Kurland sued Glassdoor based on an anonymous bad review ... Read More
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News/Media Alliance Applauds California Senate Judiciary Committee for Passing California Journalism Preservation Act - Read more