Sarah Palin set to battle New York Times at defamation trial

Summary by Ground News
Sarah Palin filed a defamation suit against The New York Times. The suit was brought in response to an editorial that alluded to a Palin website being responsible in some fashion for a politically-motivated shooting. The Times issued a correction on the editorial. The case will help demarcate the line between bad journalism and libelous journalism.
4 months ago·New York, United States

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BBC News

Sarah Palin's positive Covid test delays New York Times defamation trial

The former US vice-presidential candidate's lawsuit against The New York Times is delayed till February.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Reuters

Sarah Palin set to battle New York Times at defamation trial

By Jonathan Stempel and Helen Coster NEW YORK - Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, has spent 4-1/2 years battling the New York Times over an editorial she said falsely linked her to a deadly Arizona mass shooting that left a U.S. congresswoman seriously wounded. On Monday, Palin is poised to try to begin convincing jurors in a lawsuit

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

‘Great courtroom theatre’: trial pits Palin against NY Times over press freedom

Lawsuit claims 2017 editorial falsely linked her to a mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona, in which Gabby Giffords was severely injured

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Sarah Palin’s New York Times lawsuit: Trial begins over ex-governor’s libel claim

Experts believe Ms Palin faces an “enormously steep uphill battle” to win her libel lawsuit, but warn of chilling effect it may have on political discourse

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

Sarah Palin's defamation suit against New York Times set for trial

The former vice presidential candidate sued the newspaper in 2017, claiming an editorial on gun control damaged her reputation.

4 months ago·United States
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Washington Times

Sarah Palin tests positive for COVID-19, delaying start of defamation trial against New York Times

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin tested positive for COVID-19 just before the start of a trial in her defamation suit against The New York Times on Monday."She is, of course, unvaccinated," said U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan.The judge announced the positive result in court Monday ...

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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