LA Times Ex-Publisher, Editor Dodge Fired Cartoonist's Suit

By Bonnie Eslinger (June 21, 2017, 10:36 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Wednesday dismissed a former Los Angeles Times publisher and three staffers from a fired cartoonist's defamation suit, siding with the newspaper's assertion that published pieces alleging inconsistencies in how the artist described a police encounter aren't actionable under the First Amendment and state law....

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