Media Defendants

Friday, August 01, 2003

If the media see themselves as under siege from all sides - government, Wall Street, and public opinion - there is relief at least on one front: the courts. At least in the arena of libel and privacy law, the pressure seems to be steadily easing. According to a new study by the Media Law Resource Center -- news media outlets successfully defended themselves against libel and privacy charges four out of five times in 2002. Bob speaks with Sandra Baron, the Executive Director of the MLRC.

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