Despite a continuing barrage of defamation attempts by the mainstream media and right-wing political advocacy groups, Wall Street’s occupiers seem to be enjoying a rising popularity with the public, especially fellow New Yorkers. (more)
Prosecutors in the case of a housekeeper who is charging Dominique Strauss-Kahn with sexual assault are reportedly expected to dismiss felony charges after discovering the woman’s credibility is severely lacking.
The former U.S. Department of Agriculture official is suing conservative webmaster Andrew Breitbart for defamation. Sherrod was forced to resign after Breitbart posted a heavily edited video of a speech she gave, setting off a right-wing hullabaloo.
The clash of TV titans Dan Rather and CBS execs looked like it might get uglier Thursday after the network filed a motion to dismiss Rather’s $70-million lawsuit and CBS officials released a statement claiming they were “mystified” by Rather’s “bizarre allegations.” Back to you, Dan.