Radio Host Jones Eats Words To End Chobani Defamation Suit
Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 9:57 PM EDT) -- Chobani has resolved the defamation suit it lodged against far-right radio host Alex Jones after his media platforms claimed the yogurt company was “importing migrant rapists,” with Jones issuing a public apology Wednesday.
The Greek yogurt company, which is known to hire refugees at its facility in Twin Falls, Idaho, had hit conspiracy theorist Jones and his website Infowars with the suit in April after they promoted a video using the headline “Idaho Yogurt Maker Caught Importing Migrant Rapists.”
According to the complaint, the video on InfoWars reportedly described Chobani’s “practice of hiring refugees,” but the InfowarsNews Twitter handle published it...
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