Quoted in The Wall Street Journal: ‘News Outlets are Liable for Others’ Facebook Comments, Court Rules’

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SYDNEY—Newspapers and television stations that post their own articles on Facebook Inc.’s platform are liable for other Facebook users’ defamatory comments on those posts, an Australian court ruled, presenting a fresh dilemma for traditional publishers in the social-media age.

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  • TitleQuoted in The Wall Street Journal: ‘News Outlets are Liable for Others’ Facebook Comments, Court Rules’
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Wall Street Journal
    CountryUnited States
    Date1/06/20
    DescriptionSYDNEY—Newspapers and television stations that post their own articles on Facebook Inc.’s platform are liable for other Facebook users’ defamatory comments on those posts, an Australian court ruled, presenting a fresh dilemma for traditional publishers in the social-media age.
    Producer/AuthorMike Cherney
    URLhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/news-outlets-are-liable-for-others-facebook-comments-court-rules-11591007734
    PersonsMichael Douglas