93%(41)38 out of 41 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 19 - 22 out of 24 pages.
42.The Arizona Daily Desert Viewcarried a story on a recent E-Coli problem in a Phoenix fast food restaurant. The story included a history of Arizona E-Coli incidents and indicated that the Saguaro Grill had an E-Coli problem in 1999 that resulted in the hospitalization of seven customers. Suppose that the restaurant that had the E-Coli outbreak in 1999 was Saguaro Buffet, not the Saguaro Grill. The Arizona Daily Desert View:a.*is liable to the Saguaro Grill for libel.b.is liable to the Saguaro Grill for defamation.c.is liable to the Saguaro Grill for invasion of privacy.d.none of the above.ANS:APTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: defamation
43.Representative Pete Stark said the following in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, “You’re going to spend it to blow up innocent people if we can get enough kids to grow old enough for you to send to Iraq to get their heads blown off for the president’s amusement.” Representative Stark:PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: defamation44.In an opinion column published in wallstreetbuzz.com, a columnist wrote, “James Jackson, CEO of Blain Investments, now posting an $8 billion write-down, has robbed shareholders blind through his accounting slights of hand. Jackson insists that he has scruples. I don’t know about that but if he does have scruples you can bet they belong to somebody else.” The columnist:PTS:1NAT:AACSB: AnalyticTOP: defamation45.John Reisen posted the following message in a chat room, " MIC Corporation will have to restate its earnings for the past 3 years. Its CEO will resign in disgrace because he is responsible." The message is false and MIC Corporation's shares lose 45% of their value before the company can stop therumor.