TheWrap Ducks San Fran Philanthropist’s Defamation Suit

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 9:21 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Wednesday threw out a defamation suit brought by philanthropist and author Elisabeth Thieriot, ruling that the entertainment news website TheWrap.com merely reported on allegations of misconduct against her related to a documentary without suggesting they were true.

Thieriot alleged TheWrap defamed her in a May article about allegations that her former co-producer on the documentary, Raul Julia-Levy, made to Mexican authorities. The article said the filming of “Revelations of the Mayans: 2012 and Beyond” had “descended into disarray” and that Thieriot was...
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