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The high costs of free speech

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Miraldi, Robert (main author), Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, D.C.
Format:
Commentary
Publication Date:
2006
URL:
http://www.cspinet.org/foodspeak/oped/miraldi.htm
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 151
Subject Term:
accuracy, beef, coverage, food safety, freedom of press, health information, information control, meat, nutrition information, reporting
Notes:
Retrieved July 7, 2006, 2 pages., Comments on the high cost Oprah Winfrey incurred in defending against the defamation suit by beef interests. "When an industry can haul a speaker into court for merely discussing food safety, the result, inevitably, is silence of the next speaker."