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CBS did not defame Virginia lieutenant governor (access required)

CBS’s broadcast of interviews with two women who accused the Virginia lieutenant governor of sexual assaults does not support a viable claim for defamation or intentional infliction of emotional distress because CBS never accused him of committing the assaults and did not act with actual malice. Background In April 2019, “CBS This Morning,” a morning news program, ...