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June 2024

Newsweek Wins Dismissal on Substantial Truth

By Cameron Stracher and Sara Tesoriero
PUBLISHED IN: MediaLawLetter June 2024
Judge Buchwald held that technical inaccuracies in Newsweek’s reporting about a guilty plea entered by Plaintiff Olivet University did not give rise to a defamation claim where the gist of the allegedly defamatory statement was substantially true.