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Newspaper prevails on defamation claim (access required)

Facts alleged by the former executive director of the Peninsula Airport Commission suggest that colleagues made false and defamatory statements about his conduct that were not opinions and were made with actual malice. The court denied the defendant’s motion to dismiss, but granted a newspaper’s dismissal motion because its articles were fair coverage of a ...