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Synonyms for defamer

one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel

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In Tarantino's view, Gawker media has taken things far this time, and instead of just linking out to the news of the leak, Defamer crossed the line by, in addition to soliciting readers for access to the screenplay, promoted itself online as the first official source.
In his review of Batoula, Hemingway acknowledges "the swirl of condemnation, indignation and praise" surrounding the book and recounts an episode in the Chamber of Deputies where Maran was "bitterly attacked" as "a defamer of France" and disparaged as a "biter of the hand that fed him" ("Black Novel" 112).
Lisanti started Defamer in 2004 as an anonymous Hollywood insider, regularly scooping the mainstream with his wry take on the industry's breaking news.
pointed out, "[I]t remains true that an effective way to establish that somebody could 'honestly express the opinion on the proved facts' is to call the defamer (if available) to establish that he or she did indeed express an honest belief.
For example, in one place, she translates communis diffamator vcinorum as "common defamer of his neighbors"; in another, communis diffamatrix vicinorum suorum as "common scold.
There's Valleywag for Silicon Valley, Defamer for Hollywood's entertainment industry, and Wonkette for Washington politics.
Wise's Free Synagogue in Carnegie Hall on October 30, 1927, acknowledged that "only persons who are specifically named in the defamatory remarks may bring suit against the defamer.
A typical letter from Dershowitz's attorney, Rory Millson of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, describes "the press' decision to publish this book" as "wholly illegitimate" and concludes that: "The only way to extricate yourself is immediately to terminate all professional contact with this full-time malicious defamer.
11) The actual malice standard, which was later extended to "public figure" plaintiffs, (12) required public officials to show that those who defamed them knew that what they printed was untrue, or that the defamer acted with reckless disregard for the truth.
Defamation is just that, no matter the race of the defamer.
In her first meeting with Ruben, the anti-fascist Jewish hero strikes her as precisely the type of man the anti-Semitic Italian press would have vilified with epithets such as "the fugitive Ruben," "Ruben the defamer," and the "demoplutocratic Ruben" (19).
No one in the veiled state knows whether she is the defamer, the defamed, or a third party that gains or loses from the defamation.