Reporter Sued After Falling for White-Power Hoax

“The serious nature of the allegation that plaintiff made a white power hand gesture should have heightened defendant’s due diligence in confirming the veracity of the claim before publishing the caption,” the 9-page complaint states. “Defendant acted with actual malice when she published the caption either with actual knowledge that the caption was not true or with reckless disregard as to its truth.”

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