Whispers And Warnings For 07/21/2016

Whispers And Warnings For 07/21/2016

NBC war correspondent gets $260K in damage for defamation
Arthur Kent collects $260K from Postmedia following defamation lawsuit
In the column, Kent was described as having an oversized ego and an unorganized and incompetent campaign.

Aaaaaand, he deserves it!
Gawker Media founder faces personal bankruptcy
“Gawker Media LLC founder Nick Denton faces personal bankruptcy after a U.S. judge refused on Tuesday to extend protections shielding him from liabilities resulting from a lawsuit over the invasion of privacy of former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan.”

Interesting case. Sour grapes, or is something else going on?
N.M. book publisher sues Department of Education over reading-initiative records requests
A New Mexico book publisher has filed a lawsuit against the state Public Education Department, claiming the department did not respond in full to a series of public-records requests about the state’s choice of books for Gov. Susana Martinez’s first-grade reading initiative.

Trash tabloids get sued…AGAIN.
Dr. Phil and His Wife File $250 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against National Enquirer
“The McGraws accuse the American Media outlets (The National Enquirer, Radar Online, and Star Magazine) of libel as well as misappropriation of name and likeness based on articles published from 2003 to 2016.”

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