Libel is the publication of false info about someone that hurts that person's reputation.
Defamation suits help, not hurt, free press
Defamation suits against news outlets can protect rather than hinder truth tellers in the media, writes MSU Law First Amendment Clinic Director Nancy Costello. Two recent cases show the First Amendment's reach, but liars can be busted for their lies.Read more
Ending Misinformation: The $4B Fox News Suit
Two voting technology companies are seeking damages of more than $4 billion against Fox News for its reports of election tampering.Read more