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Libel victory for Telegraph Media Group in tennis player case

April 28th, 2010Posted by in Journalism, Legal, Newspapers

The Daily Telegraph has successfully defended a libel action brought against it by tennis player Robert Dee, after it called him the “world’s worst tennis pro”.

As the Inforrm blog reports:

[The judge] decided decided that, although the words were arguably defamatory “there can be no rational conclusion other than that the claim of justification must succeed” and, as a result, grant the defendant summary judgment.

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