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Cleveland Man Sues WOIO for Defamation [Arrogance of Local Media]
Media Bistro ^ | 2/25/13 | Kevin Eck

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 man’s 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 plaintiff’s 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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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: bias; lies; media
I have been saying for a long time that local media outlets are just as biased and slanted in their reporting as the networks. Here is another example.
1 posted on 03/06/2013 1:28:48 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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2 posted on 03/06/2013 1:45:52 AM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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3 posted on 03/06/2013 1:50:25 AM PST by Las Vegas Dave
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4 posted on 03/06/2013 1:51:26 AM PST by Las Vegas Dave
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child pornography was found on a computer Sabino used at the high school while teaching.

If this is the exact statement, WOIO didn't claim Sabino had CP on HIS computer....
5 posted on 03/06/2013 7:51:46 AM PST by stylin19a (obama - Fredo smart)
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