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Tagged with “libel” (6)

  1. Reply All: #40 The Flower Child

    Meet the man behind one of the most hated websites on the internet.

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    Fifty years ago, the Supreme Court made a decision in the case New York Times v Sullivan that would forever alter the way journalists practiced journalism. Brooke speaks with Andrew Cohen, contributing editor at The Atlantic and fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice, about the decision’s impact on the First Amendment.

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  3. Strange Quarks: Series 1, Episode 1

    The very first episode of Strange Quarks is out! Simon Singh talks to us about libel reform, skepticism, alternative medicine, and his appearance in Robin Ince’s "Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People" this year; while Simon Perry explains how he’s been using regulation to make life difficult for quacks. This week’s guest report is by Dr*T.

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  4. Science & Libel

    The blogger and the author of Bad Science, Dr Ben Goldacre, himself a defendant in a lengthy and costly legal case, explores the battle to keep libel out of science and what it might mean for us and the future of medical research if that battle is lost.

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  5. Film Director Polanski Wins British Libel Suit : NPR

    Chinatown director denied 2002 Vanity Fair report that he propositioned a woman on his way to the funeral of his slain wife, actress Sharon Tate. Polanski fled to France after he was accused of raping a 13-year-old L.A. girl. Michael Horsnell of The Times of London, offers details on libel case.

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  6. Twitter + Libel = Twibel

    The first Twitter Libel case in the United States went on trial last week. The actress and recording artist Courtney …

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