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In June, trial will begin in Sarah Palin's libel case against the New York Times. The case appears to be teed up on a path to the Supreme Court, where the current "actual malice" standard for proving a public figure was libeled could be overturned. If this happens, the door will be open to lawsuits aimed at crushing press criticism of the government.
SOURCE: Simon and Schuster (Special to HNN)
He was intrigued by the entry noting that in 1721 Boston was hit by a devastating small pox epidemic. (Interview)
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The evidence shows a gap between his approbation of a free press and his experience with it.
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It’s always an ominous sign.
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