Is Hulk Hogan's Sex Tape News? That's For A Jury To Decide

Law360, Los Angeles (March 4, 2016, 6:19 PM EST) -- Wrestling icon Hulk Hogan's $100 million privacy trial starting Monday over news and gossip website Gawker's publication of his sex tape is a legal peculiarity that may test the limits of newsworthiness, experts told Law360.

Professional wrestling icon Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, will face Gawker Media in court Monday. (Credit: AP) At stake are some profound free speech and press issues in an era of relentless celebrity exposure and viral video, where new media companies are testing new limits. In this case, it will be up to the jury to determine whether Gawker Media LLC's actions were newsworthy...

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