Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Dole Abandons Lawsuit Against Filmmaker of "Bananas!"

The Dole Company has abandoned its defamation lawsuit against the director of Bananas!, the documentary that followed the 2007 lawsuit brought by workers at a Dole-operated plantation in Nicaragua. The workers brought suit over events in the 1970s; Dole alleged that the documentary, released this year, no longer reflected the truth of the matter. For background, see here.

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