A pedestrian walks past a mural titled “No Justice, No Peace,” which adorns the exterior of a commercial building in the South Los Angeles neighborhood known as Chesterfield Square. Per capita, the area leads the city in violent crimes, but residents are fighting back by helping police with suspect descriptions and frequent tips. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Reprinted with permission from Alternet
Fox News got to claim victory on Thursday after a new ruling in a lawsuit brought against the company came out in its favor, but the win arrived at a steep cost. To deflect an allegation of defamation, the network was forced to claim that one of its highest-profile personalities can't reasonably be expected to consistently provide accurate information to viewers.