Ted Rall: Slapped by The Los Angeles Times

Written by Ted Rall

Ted Rall says he’s the victim of anti-SLAPP law abuse — by his former employers at The Los Angeles. [cartoon]

aNewDomain — State legislatures in states like California passed “anti-SLAPP” laws to allow small individuals to defend themselves from “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation.” These are nuisance lawsuits deep-pocketed corporations file so they can punish or silence critics and whistleblowers.

But now it appears that operations like The Los Angeles Times are abusing anti-SLAPP laws by filing motions against individual critics like me. First they fired me. Then they defamed me. And now this …

Slapped by the LA Times
Cartoon: Ted Rall

For aNewDomain and the new SkewedNews, I’m Ted Rall.