BuzzFeed Sued for Naming Tech CEO in Story About Trump’s Alleged Russian Ties
201702.05
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BuzzFeed Sued for Naming Tech CEO in Story About Trump’s Alleged Russian Ties

[By: Ashley Cullins] The suit calls the BuzzFeed story “one of the most reckless and irresponsible moments in modern ‘journalism.’ ” Read full complaint here. A Cyprus-based tech CEO is suing BuzzFeed for defamation, after he and his company were named in an unverified document that was attached to a story about President Donald Trump’s…

Jury Finds Reporter & Rolling Stone Responsible
201611.04
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Jury Finds Reporter & Rolling Stone Responsible

(By: T. Rees Shapiro) Jury finds reporter, Rolling Stone responsible for defaming U-Va. dean with gang rape story. A federal court jury decided Friday that a Rolling Stone journalist defamed a former University of Virginia associate dean in a 2014 magazine article about sexual assault on campus that included a debunked account of a fraternity…