Whispers and Warnings for 06/01/17

Whispers and Warnings for 06/01/17

You don’t have to name them – to get sued by them.
Author Is Sued Over Book on Campus Sex
“A graduate student at Northwestern University is suing the author Laura Kipnis and her publisher, HarperCollins…”

BuzzFeed sued over unverified dossier.
Russian bank owners sue BuzzFeed over Trump dossier publication
“The Article clearly states that the allegations contained in the Dossier were unverified and that the Dossier itself contained errors, including the repeated misspelling of Alfa’s name, and could not be verified despite substantial efforts”

He said Wha-wha-WHAT???
Indy 500 outrage: Sports reporter out of a job after controversial tweet
“I am very uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend…”

“Woman’s Day” sued after publishing story … that they were afraid would get them sued.
Rebel Wilson court case: Pitch Perfect star suing Woman’s Day over ‘liar’ articles
“Documents shown to the jury reveal the article’s author, Shari Nementzik, and the magazine’s editor-in-chief, Fiona Connolly, had expressed concerns about being sued over it.”

Just another example of the dishonest media.
ESPN Photoshops Tiger Woods Mugshot to Make Him Look Better
“We have utilized a standard template for on-air headshots, which led to the background being dropped for consistency,” wrote ESPN. “We will revisit this process to improve it going forward.”