In a decision with potentially large ramifications, New York Federal Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall won't dismiss a libel suit against "Shitty Media Men" creator Moira Donegan.
Explaining, the judge says it is possible that Donegan created the entry herself. The judge believes that Elliott should be able to explore whether the entry was fabricated. Accordingly, discovery proceeds, which will now put pressure on Google to respond to broad subpoena demands. The next motion stage could feature a high-stakes one about the reaches of CDA 230.
In properly describing Donald Trump as a white supremacist, Jemele Hill joined a crowd of people who have done precisely the same thing. The White House’s response to her having done it though? It was very different.
As Tod predicted last week, after a week of ratings-boosting scandal coverage ESPN has decided it’s time to protect its investment with the NFL.
Grantland’s Bryan Curtis argues that today’s sports journalists are becoming “liberal.” He’s wrong.
They’re becoming journalists.
by Tod Kelly
Statistics wizard Nate Silver talks about the re-launch of FiveThirtyEight on ESPN, political punditry, and burritos.
Well, the Selection Show (TM?) is over, and we have our field. As expected, Kentucky is the overall #1 seed and poor, sad Northwestern is left on the outside looking in for the 900th...