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libel

1. Law
a. the publication of defamatory matter in permanent form, as by a written or printed statement, picture, etc.
b. the act of publishing such matter
2. Ecclesiastical law a claimant's written statement of claim
3. Scots law the formal statement of a charge
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A veteran broadcaster-columnist here on Tuesday sounded his impending arrest because of four libel cases filed by the son of this city's former mayor.
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True to his word that more would be coming, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea filed on Tuesday four more counts of libel against Special Envoy for Public Diplomacy to China and journalist Ramon Tulfo.
Libel, or defamation through means of publication, such as in writing or through broadcast media, has a higher penalty because it of the wider reach as the audience consists of those who can read, view, or hear the publication or broadcast.
Pantaleon Alvarez belittled Thursday the Quezon City prosecutor's recommendation for the filing in court of a libel case against him.
Antonio Trillanes: pleading not guilty to libel charges
Libel is one of the cybercrime offenses punishable under Republic Act (RA) 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 .
President Donald Trump said, "We are going to take a strong look at our country's libel laws so that when somebody says something that is false and defamatory about someone, that person will have meaningful recourse in our courts." The president was responding to statements made in Michael Wolff's new book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."
libel laws can be strengthened after a new book questioned his mental fitness to serve as president.
President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday on the New York Times' coverage of his campaign and administration and again called for changes to the U.S.'s libel laws.
Speaking of Trump's penchant for showcasing undocumented immigrants who had allegedly committed grisly crimes, then putting victims' grieving mothers on display at the Republican National Convention and elsewhere, Marshall zeroed in on the candidate's emotional manipulation of the audience: "There's no other word for this but incitement and blood libel."
A LARGE libel payout awarded to Kate and Gerry McCann will help fund the search for their missing daughter Madeleine.