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Melanie Phillips Defamed Butů
Weekend Libertarian ^ | 17 August, 2011 | B.P. Terpstra

Posted on 08/17/2011 11:13:22 PM PDT by AustralianConservative

The politically-incorrect British writer Melanie Phillips was recently defamed for opposing leftwing groupthink (my guess) on the 2011 Norway massacre. But some welcome news arrives:

A column by Heather Mallick on July 28 contained a number of inaccurate statements about the well-known British journalist and author Melanie Phillips.

Ms. Phillips has expressed her horror at the slaughter at Utoya, Norway in a clear and unambiguous way, writing “there can be no excuse, justification or rationale whatsoever for the atrocity perpetrated by Anders Behring Breivik.”

The column made reference to Ms. Phillips’ writings in an entirely misleading and inappropriate manner.

The defamatory article has been removed from our website. The Star [Toronto] and Ms. Mallick regret the errors and apologize to Ms. Phillips.

To my understanding, the apology will be posted on the newspaper’s website for two weeks. And, some more welcome news, from Phillips:

The Toronto Star has agreed to pay my legal costs in full. The newspaper has also agreed to make a donation to a charity of my choice in lieu of damages.

Finally chaps, “The World Turned Upside Down: The Global Battle Over God, Truth, And Power,” by Phillips is excellent!

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TOPICS: Books/Literature; Politics; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: melaniephillips; torontosun
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1 posted on 08/17/2011 11:13:24 PM PDT by AustralianConservative
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To: AustralianConservative

Have to check out her book


2 posted on 08/17/2011 11:17:54 PM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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