Every day, mean-spirited comments are posted on blogs, Web sites and in comment sections at newspaper online communities. Some are hurtful, others downright rude, but what types of comments can lead to a lawsuit?
Law in Your Life host Angela Wilson finds out from attorney Joe Martineau, who authored the Libel chapter of the Missouri Media Law Handbook, second edition, published by The Missouri Bar.
Are public officials held to different libel standards than Joe Public?
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