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Putnam Pays $13,800 for Defense in Elizabeth Ailes Newspaper Lawsuit

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-03

CARMEL — Putnam County is paying more than $13,000 to an outside law firm for defending it against a lawsuit brought by Elizabeth Ailes, a weekly newspaper publisher and the wife of Fox News...

Defense Claims Fabricated Evidence in Russian Reporter Murder Trial

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-17

A defense lawyer in the trial of three men charged with murdering Russian reporter Anna Politkovskaya has accused the prosecution of fabricating evidence.

“Spirited defense” of a banned book

The Christian Science Monitor – 2009-01-22

John Berendt's nonfiction work "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" had never been banned before. So the author said he was speechless with surprise when a North Dakota high school banned his...

Yahoo takes its defense against Icahn to investors

San Francisco Chronicle – 2007-01-08

Yahoo Inc. began pressing a case to major shareholders Monday that its board and management deserve a chance to prove they made the right move when they rejected a $47.5 billion takeover offer from...

Life as a Cookbook Ghostwriter; A Defense of Publishing Collusion

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-03-15

Today in publishing and literature: Amazon shows the Los Angeles Review of Books its generous side with a $25,000 grant, an argument against investigating publishers for collusion, and...

The Inevitable '50 Shades of Grey' Parody; A Defense of Fan Fiction

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-04-03

Today in books and publishing:50 Shades of Grey gets a parody spin-off, fan fiction gets a defense, and Jodi Picoult says the darndest things. Andrew Shaffer, prominent mocker of 50...

Why Apple's eBook Pricing Defense Is Wrong

PC World – 2012-04-16

Apple responded to DOJ antitrust accusations claiming it simply leveled the playing field against Amazon's virtual monopoly of the ebook industry. I disagree.

Against the unthinkable: The government’s secret chemical weapons defense – 2013-09-09

What would happen if a chemical weapons attack happened here? The government has been making secret plans for years

Rick Reilly Offers a Poor Defense of the Redskins Name

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-09-19

On Wednesday evening, Rick Reilly published a defense of the Washington Redskins' team name, basically arguing that "Native Americans don't care, so why should anyone...

U.S. judge boosts Google 'fair use' defense of digital books

Reuters – 2013-09-24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday appeared to favor Google Inc's legal defense of its digital books project, which could imperil efforts by authors seeking to block it.

Apple Faces Harsh Terms in Its E-Book Defense

Business Week – 2013-12-10

The <em>Wall Street Journal</em> mounts a forceful attack on about U.S. District Judge Denise Cote’s handling of Apple's e-book price-fixing trial, as well as the conduct of...

In defense of Yahoo Tech

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2014-01-08

Capping off a busy Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Showcase in Las Vegas, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gave a keynote speech that revealed, finally, what the company would be doing with all those...

AFORE Selected by Cyber Defense Magazine 2014 Awards as Hot Company and Best Cloud Security Solution

CNW – 2014-02-24

CloudLink® Encryption Management Solution recognized for securing cloud hosted applications against data breach and insider threats OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - AFORE Solutions, Inc., a market...

New York Post's Defense Of Notorious Boston Marathon Cover Gets Laughed Out Of Court

The Huffington Post – 2014-03-08

The New York Post's defense of its notorious Boston Marathon bombing cover has been met with contempt by the judge presiding over a legal battle between the paper and the two innocent men who have...

Ezra Klein, I'm Calling Bullsh*t on Your Defense of Hiring Brandon Ambrosino, and Here's Why

The Huffington Post – 2014-03-15

In the last 72 hours Ezra Klein has been slammed for his announcement that his soon-to-be-launched news outlet,, has hired Brandon Ambrosino as a writing fellow. In case you're not familiar...

In defense of Billy Corgan's 'Siddhartha'

Chicago Tribune – 2014-03-28

An eight-hour concert inspired by the Hermann Hesse novel?'Play normal music!"    

In Defense of Internet Navel-Gazing and the #Nomakeupselfie

The Huffington Post – 2014-03-29

My friend Daniel and I were texting back and forth this morning about a new book that we had both read. Well, we weren't exactly texting; we were actually sending smoke signals. There was a light...

Sotheby's comes out with defense in battle with Loeb

Reuters – 2014-04-09

(Reuters) - Sotheby's on Tuesday published a 53-page slide deck in its defense against hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, who has been trying to force his way onto the board of the auction house.

In Defense Of 'Difficult' Books

The Huffington Post – 2014-04-17

The recent launch of the speed-reading app Spritz has thrown the reading community into something of a tizzy. By combining speed-reading ideals with e-book technology, the app makes speed-reading...

Defense Against Offense: The Reality of 'Trolling' and its Impact

The Huffington Post – 2014-05-03

It's an oft-repeated adage of Internet usage that you're not supposed to take anything seriously. When someone says something inflammatory, you're to chock it up to the violent privilege of anonymity...

In Defense of A Troublesome Inheritance

The Huffington Post – 2014-05-30

Three attacks on my book A Troublesome Inheritance have appeared on The Huffington Post's blog this month. For readers puzzled by the stridency and personal animus of these compositions, I'd like to...

Sleazy, bloody and surprisingly smart: In defense of true crime – 2014-05-30

This stigmatized genre has much to teach us about the way crime and justice really work

Neal Pollack Speaks Out in Defense of Amazon

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-09-04

In an article on Slate called In Defense of Amazon, author Neal Pollack thanks the much criticized company for resuscitating his career, arguing Amazon is a lifeline for writers.

US and UK to step up cyber defense efforts

PC World – 2015-01-16

The U.S. and Britain are stepping up their collaboration to fight digital threats. They are planning to launch more attacks against each other to test their defenses and scare away possible...

Atlantic Media takes a page from Quartz with Defense One

Digiday – 2015-01-22

Atlantic Media's business news site Quartz may draw the bulk of the headlines, but the company is trying a similar digital-first strategy with the niche but lucrative world of national defense trade...

In Defense of the Digital Umbilical Cord

Slate – 2015-02-19

I have an embarrassing secret. And if you’re a millennial, chances are you’ve got the same one. For a while, I wasn’t sure just how shameful it was, but then Glamour magazine confirmed my...

Schaeuble expects Germany to boost spending on defense, security

Reuters – 2015-03-01

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will spend more on defense in coming years in response to growing global instability, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in an interview published on Sunday.

In Defense of Clarity and Dignity

The Huffington Post – 2015-03-04

Co-authored by Thomas Page McBee At the end of last month, the Times published a story about a gender non-conforming person named Sasha Fleischman who was asleep on a bus in Oakland in 2013 when two...

In Defense of the Take

Slate – 2015-04-11

The most striking thing about this week’s BuzzFeed flap—in which the site was criticized for deleting two published stories, about a Dove ad and the game Monopoly, with insufficient...

Columbia Faculty Members Offer Partial Defense Of Dr. Oz In USA Today

The Huffington Post – 2015-04-24

Last week a group of 10 top physicians called for Mehmet Oz's dismissal from Columbia University, where the celebrity doctor currently serves as vice chair of the school's surgery department. The...

In defense of California's Bear Flag

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-18

To the editor: The Bear Flag, in spite of its origins, is a striking symbol of a diverse and constantly changing state that needs strong symbols to hold it together as a political community. While...

Gun and self-defense statistics that might surprise you -- and the NRA

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-20

As was predictable, some of the NRA crowd blames the Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney, the murdered pastor of Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, for the deaths of eight parishioners...

Sean Combs claims self defense in incident at UCLA that led to arrest

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-24

When Sean "Diddy" Combs attended UCLA football practices to watch his son Justin, the rap mogul seemed to operate in a world of his own.

Moviepilot’s Facebook defense: ‘We’re trying to increase our relevance.’

Digiday – 2015-06-24

Moviepilot has doubled its traffic in the past year to become the sixth-biggest site for movie buffs. In the process, it’s become highly dependent on Facebook, which supplies 80 percent of its...

Angels beat Yankees, 4-1, behind Mike Trout's offense and defense

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-30

Angels 4, New York Yankees 1

Defense in Colorado theater shooting trial rests its case

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-11

The defense in the Colorado theater shooting trial rested its case Friday after trying to show James Holmes was legally insane when he carried out the deadly 2012 attack, suffering from delusions...

Defense is the biggest difference in the Dodgers this season

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-02

What's the biggest difference in the Dodgers this year over last? I mean, besides that army in the front office.

Eddie Vanderdoes, Kenny Clark keep UCLA defense strong up the middle

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-14

UCLA defensive end Eddie Vanderdoes stood at the back of the media pack video recording nose tackle Kenny Clark as he spoke Thursday.

CHP officers, defense attorney held in killing of metal scavenger

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-15

Three California Highway Patrol officers, a Modesto criminal defense attorney and five others have been arrested in connection with the 2012 killing of Korey Kauffman, a 26-year-old Turlock resident...

Football: Alemany showing lots of confidence in its defense

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-15

There was a loud, booming voice echoing around the Alemany practice field on Saturday morning.

Defense has upper hand in USC situational scrimmage

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-23

USC players donned their game uniforms Saturday for a situational scrimmage that ended training camp.

UCLA looks dynamic on defense while offense suffers growing pains

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-24

UCLA's defensive players have definite plans for this season.

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter courts tech leaders in Silicon Valley

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-29

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter touched down Friday at Moffett Federal Airfield for his second appearance in four months to reassure Silicon Valley that the Pentagon views the region as an essential...

In Defense of Daniel Patrick Moynihan

The Huffington Post – 2015-09-22

The new excoriation of Daniel Patrick Moynihan is under way. The character of this one is different from the last. When he published his report on the African-American family, he was denounced as a...

Justin Wilcox on Trojans defense: 'It all starts with the coaches'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-24

Justin Wilcox drew a large contingent of reporters after Tuesday's practice, all questioning the embattled USC defensive coordinator about what happened in the Trojans' 41-31 loss to Stanford.

Football: QB Chris Duncan, defense come through for Taft

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-26

At 4-1, Taft has put itself in position to be a factor in the West Valley League after a 48-7 victory over Fairfax.

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