Charter School Boss Accuses Philly Daily News Of Libel

Law360, New York (July 12, 2012, 3:54 PM EDT) -- The head of an online charter school has hit the Philadelphia Daily News' publisher with a libel suit in Pennsylvania court, alleging the paper defamed him when it questioned his competence as a manager.

John Craig, the founder and CEO of Frontier Virtual Charter High School, is seeking damages for lost business opportunities and emotional suffering after the tabloid published a front-page story in March headlined, "WORST. SCHOOL. EVER," according to the suit filed July 6. The story accused Craig of financial mismanagement and operating the...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.