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Jury Rejects Sarah Palin’s Lawsuit Against New York Times

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin lost her libel lawsuit against The New York Times on Tuesday when a jury rejected her claim that the newspaper maliciously damaged her reputation by erroneously linking her campaign rhetoric to a mass shooting. A judge had already declared that if the jury sided with Palin, he would set aside its […]

Sarah Palin Libel Lawsuit Against N.Y. Times Dismissed by Judge

A judge said Monday he’ll dismiss a libel lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin filed against The New York Times, claiming the newspaper damaged her reputation with an editorial falsely linking her campaign rhetoric to a mass shooting. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff made the ruling with a jury still deliberating at a New […]

Sarah Palin Takes Witness Stand in Libel Case v. N.Y. Times

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin took the witness stand Wednesday in her defamation lawsuit against The New York Times, giving the jury a folksy overview of her family life in Alaska and ascent in Republican politics. Palin testified for only about 20 minutes at the end of the day in a civil trial in Manhattan […]

Sarah Palin, N.Y. Times Defamation Trial Delayed After Palin Tests Positive for COVID

An unvaccinated former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin tested positive for COVID-19 Monday, forcing a postponement of a trial in her libel lawsuit against The New York Times. The Republican’s positive test was announced in court just as jury selection was set to begin at a federal courthouse in New York City. Palin claims the Times […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Tina Fey (‘Girls5Eva’ & ‘Mr. Mayor’)

“It was a coping mechanism,” says Tina Fey as we record an episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Awards Chatter podcast and discuss the roots of her involvement with comedy. “As a girl who wasn’t growing up the prettiest girl in the world, it was a way of kind of getting ahead of that and being like, ‘You’re […]

Joe Walsh Explains His Support to Arm Toddlers on ‘Who Is America?’

Joe Walsh explained why he appeared to support the idea of arming 4-year-olds with guns on 'Who Is America?', Sacha Baron Cohen's new Showtime series.

Sarah Palin Reveals Details of Sacha Baron Cohen Showtime Interview

Sarah Palin reveals more details of Sacha Baron Cohen interview for his upcoming Showtime series, 'Who Is America?', during an interview with 'Good Morning America's' Robin Roberts.

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Purported Showtime Character Fires Back at Sarah Palin

Sacha Baron Cohen's new Showtime series character, Dr. Billy Wayne Ruddick Jr., fires back at Sarah Palin in a heated (and sarcastic) social media statement.

Sarah Palin Says Sacha Baron Cohen Duped Her in “Sick” Interview

Sarah Palin says she was "duped" into participating in an interview with Sacha Baron Cohen for his upcoming Showtime comedy series, 'Who Is America?'

Steve Bannon Headlining Breitbart News Push Into Radio

Bannon began his new gig as co-host of 'Breitbart News Daily' on Tuesday.

N.Y. Times Editor Testifies He Didn’t Intend to Link Sarah Palin to Shooting

Editorial page editor James Bennet testified on Wednesday as the judge weighs the newspaper's motion to dismiss.

Sarah Palin Sues New York Times Over Editorial Tying Her Ads to Gabby Giffords Shooting

Palin is accusing the newspaper of defamation in a new lawsuit.