It is not uncommon to see defamation suits filed against journalists. Recently we saw MJ Akbar filing a defamation case against a journalist Priya Ramani and Alok Nath filing a similar case against Vinita Nanda.
The best practices which can be followed to avoid such lawsuits have been discussed by Steven Price on his blog (https://inforrm.org/2013/11/26/how-to-avoid-defamation-steven-price/). Let’s see if these 12 best practices can be adapted to suit the needs of Indian Journalists.
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