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TimWalsh June 10th, 2018 7:41pm

There should be legal penalties for news companies that publish news that is misleading or untrue. Agree or disagree?

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JDoe Its a gift
06/10/18 12:47 pm

From Merrimack-Webster:

Definition of libel

1 a : a written statement in which a plaintiff in certain courts sets forth the cause of action or the relief sought
b archaic : a handbill especially attacking or defaming someone
2 a : a written or oral defamatory statement or representation that conveys an unjustly unfavorable impression
b (1) : a statement or representation published without just cause and tending to expose another to public contempt (2) : defamation of a person by written or representational means (3) : the publication of blasphemous, treasonable, seditious, or obscene writings or pictures (4) : the act, tort, or crime of publishing such a libel