Legal FAQ’s: LIBEL

All definitions come from the Journalism Education Association Curriculum.

What is libel?

  1. Publication of a false statement of fact that seriously harms someone’s reputation
  2. Examples of publications:
    1. Articles
    2. Headlines
    3. Photo captions
    4. In-house
    5. advertisements
    6. Promotional material
    7. Cartoons
  3. For more information: http://www.splc.org/article/2015/10/libel-and-privacy-faqs

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