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September 2023

Newsday Wins Defamation Suit Over Wrong Photo Used in News Article

By Jesse Feitel and Rachel Strom
Newsday moved to dismiss the complaint, arguing that New York’s anti-SLAPP Law applied to the action, that the complaint does not satisfy the heightened pleading standard imposed by the anti-SLAPP Law, and that the complaint should be dismissed because the plaintiff has not and cannot establish that Newsday published the article with actual malice.