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Dr Paul Offit, Amy Wallace and WIRED sued for libel in the US

In November 2009, journalist Amy Wallace wrote an article on the dangers of the anti-vaccine movement in America called ‘An epidemic of Fear, One Man’s Battle Against the Anti-Vaccine Movement‘ for WIRED magazine. She interviewed Dr Paul Offit, author of Autism’s False Profits and Vaccination, and Barbara Joe Fisher, the…

Simon Singh wins right to full appeal

Today in the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Simon Singh was granted permission for a full appeal over the meaning of his article Beware the Spinal Trap. He was also permitted to argue, as part of such appeal, that it can be considered as fair comment. According to initial reports…