Floyd Abrams, the New York attorney, has made a career of defending the First Amendment. Last year, when then-presidential candidate Donald Trump suggested making it easier to sue media organizations for so-called fake news, Abrams proposed fighting fire with fire: the media, he said, should consider suing its opponents for libel - something the mainstream fourth estate has long avoided doing.
But now a small daily newspaper in Colorado may act on that advice, reports APM's On The Media. But does the strategy risk backfiring on the rest of journalism? Courtesy WNYC.