Skip to comments.Cleveland Man Sues WOIO for Defamation [Arrogance of Local Media]
Posted on 03/06/2013 1:28:36 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
Courthouse News Service is reporting a high school teacher in Cleveland, OH, is suing CBS affiliate WOIO for defamation after the station reported he had child pornography on his school computer despite warnings from the mans lawyer the information was false.
In a complaint filed by Georgio Sabino III naming WOIO, LLC and reporter Ed Gallek, Sabino says, his former legal counsel contacted defendant Gallek and informed him that child pornography was not found on any of plaintiffs computers and that any statements to the contrary were and would be false and asked defendant Gallek not to air the broadcast.
The station posted a story on its website saying child pornography was found on a computer Sabino used at the high school while teaching. In the complaint, Sabino said the station removed it after a second conversation with his lawyers.
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