There's a phenomenon known on the Internet as the "Streisand effect," which dates to 2003. Singer Barbra Streisand sued, unsuccessfully, to try to keep photos of her beachfront mansion out of a collection of images of the California shore. Streisand sought $50 million in damages for the alleged invasion of privacy. Before she sued, the [...]
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Washington City Paper's Cheap Seats columnist, Dave McKenna, will be on John Riggins' radio show at 4:20 p.m. today. Chances are "The Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder" and the just-dismissed lawsuit it sparked will come up.
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Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has just filed papers in D.C. Superior Court to dismiss his lawsuit against Washington City Paper and staff writer Dave McKenna over "The Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder," which we published last November.
Since Snyder first sued over the story, City Paper and McKenna fought the case aggressively, eventually asking [...]
The local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union told a D.C. Superior Court judge last night that Dan Snyder's lawsuit against Washington City Paper and staff writer Dave McKenna is a nuisance that must be thrown out because it violates a new law that keeps powerful public figures from harassing people—or newspapers—that write about [...]
When Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder sued Washington City Paper's parent companies in February in New York courts over "The Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder," we said the suit had no merit. When Snyder dropped the New York case and moved it to D.C. courts in April, suing City Paper and staff writer Dave [...]
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, as promised, has re-filed his lawsuit over Washington City Paper's "Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder" in D.C. Superior Court.
Read the complaint, against City Paper, the paper's parent company Creative Loafing, Inc., and writer Dave McKenna here:
And catch up on anything else you might have missed in the case [...]
Since news broke that Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder planned to file a lawsuit over Washington City Paper's "Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder," we've been overwhelmed by the support we've received. Comments on our site, comments on other sites, posts on Facebook, posts on Twitter, and man-on-the-street interviews on local (and national) TV [...]