In Defense of MSNBC Host Rachel Maddow in Her Defamation Case

Source: MSNBC, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUNFs8QB__w&t=33 (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license)

“In this case, the most obsequiously pro-Trump right wing news outlet in America really literally is paid Russian propaganda.”

Is It Rhetorical Hyperbole?

Maddow’s Potential Defenses

First Defense: No defamation per se

Was Maddow’s Statement Damaging Enough to OAN’s Reputation to Constitute Defamation per se?

Second Defense: OAN Has Not Alleged Actual Malice

a. Corporations Can be Public Figures

b. OAN’s Admission

c. Actual Malice

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