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Defamation claim fails as nonactionable, time-barred (access required)

Where a Russian-born British scholar sued media outlets alleging defamatory statements, the statements were made more than one year before her suit was filed so they were time-barred and could not be revived by republication or third parties’ electronic references. The remaining statements were not defamatory or could not be the basis for liability. The ...