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Harvard Professor Takes Aim at ‘Clickbait’ With Defamation Suit Against New York Times

A Harvard University professor known as an expert in intellectual property is suing the New York Times for its publication of a “sensationalized, false and defamatory ‘clickbait’ Internet headline and lede” about him during the Jeffrey Epstein human trafficking scandal. …

Court Revives Sarah Palin Defamation Claim Against New York Times

New York Times Co. must face a defamation lawsuit by former Alaska governor Sarah Palin over an editorial that linked her to the shooting of Arizona lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords, a federal appeals court said. The ruling is a win for …

China Insurance Official asked JPMorgan’s Dimon for Job ‘Favor’ – NYT

China’s top insurance regulator directly asked JPMorgan Chase & Co CEO Jamie Dimon to hire a family friend as a “favor,” The New York Times reported, citing a confidential email. The latest media report comes even as Wall Street’s practice …

China’s Ping An Considers Legal Action vs. NY Times after Family Wealth Exposé

China’s second-biggest insurance company has threatened to take legal action against the New York Times for reports that Premier Wen Jiabao’s relatives had accumulated massive wealth, largely through holdings in the firm. In a written statement on Monday, Ping An …

Departing Goldman Sachs Banker Slams ‘Rip-Off’ Culture

Goldman Sachs faced an unprecedented assault from one of its own on Wednesday after a banker published a withering resignation letter in the New York Times, calling the Wall Street titan a “toxic” place where managing directors referred to their …

Court Throws Out Writers’ Copyright Settlement with Publishers

A federal appeals court voided a class-action settlement in a case brought by freelance writers who accused publishers of reprinting their works in online databases without permission. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said the settlement, …

Judge Tosses Coffee Shop Defamation Claim Against N.Y. Times

A Brooklyn judge has tossed out a defamation lawsuit against New York Times Co. brought by Gorilla Coffee, a coffee shop that has become a fixture in the borough’s Park Slope neighborhood. The suit stemmed from an April 2010 Times …