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Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
A look at likely First Amendment ramifications of the Sarah Palin v. NYT libel case, set to begin Monday, as reporters face aggressive defamation allegations
Alex Weprin / Hollywood Reporter:
CBS News announces plans to overhaul its streaming service, including adding hosts, reviving classic programming, and expanding local offerings
Joanne O'Connor / Keeping the Receipts:
Carole Cadwalladr's libel trial shows how UK courts are being used to stifle public interest journalism, renewing calls for anti-SLAPP legislation
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