This Comment will examine the doctrinal significance of Firestone and its probable effect on news media practices. The analysis is prefaced by a brief review of libel law: the theory of liability, the defenses, and the damages rules.
Time, Inc. v. Firestone: The Supreme Court's Restrictive New Libel Ruling,
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