Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, June 5, 2017

BPI's Defamation Trial Against ABC Begins

The Hollywood Reporter's Eriq Gardner on the first day of the "pink slime" trial (Beef Products Inc. v. ABC), in which the meat processor alleges that ABC's reports on its product defamed it and cost it three-quarters of its business. ABC's lawyer says ABC's reporting will be "fully vindicated."  BPI is seeking nearly $2 billion in damages. More here from the New York Times.


More here from Fortune.

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