Opinion: Sarah Palin v. NYT: Exploring the line between bad journalism and libelous journalism

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First Amendment watchers, take note: Sarah Palin’s defamation claim against The New York Times will go to trial starting Jan. 24 in a New York federal courthouse. At issue is the elasticity of the protections that allow news organizations to present tough coverage of public figures.

Or, to put things a bit more sharply, the case will help demarcate the line between really bad journalism and libelous journalism.

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