libel Archives - CANADALAND

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#334 A Dodgy Paternity Test And The War On The Reporter Who Exposed It

July 19, 2020

Peter Aldhous reported a decade ago that a Canadian lab’s prenatal paternity test was “unreliable.”

#278 Bigotry Punished, Miraculously

May 20, 2019

But will the $2.5 million judgment against the far-right twice-defeated mayoral candidate Kevin J. Johnston actually stop him spreading hate online?

WE Wants To Sue CANADALAND In Manitoba

January 18, 2019

Unlike Ontario, the province does not have an anti-SLAPP law

How The Kielburgers Handle The Press

November 19, 2018

A history of aggressive responses to criticism

A Closer Look At The Libel Notices Mike Bullard Served Three Journalists

August 15, 2018

We examine the merits of the claims and the likelihood the threats will result in the filing of actual lawsuits

How To Slander Friends And Libel People

March 12, 2018

Patrick Brown announced last month that he would be suing CTV, after they published a report of his alleged sexual misconduct — but whether or not Brown actually goes through with the lawsuit is yet to be seen. Being threatened with a defamation lawsuit is arguably a rite of passage for journalists. The fear of … Continued

John Furlong’s Privilege

October 5, 2015

Laura Robinson has lost her libel suit against John Furlong. The ruling, which could limit the media’s willingness to report on abuse allegations, is based on erroneous information. Lawyer William McDowell discusses the possible impact.

Laura Robinson

December 7, 2014

45 First Nations people allege experiencing or witnessing abuse by former school teacher John Furlong, President of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Journalist Laura Robinson broke the story.

What Only the Press Knows about Rob Ford

April 14, 2014

Robyn Doolittle and Jonathan Goldsbie talk about unreported smells and Rob Ford’s mastery of modern media.

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