A defamation case involving a Univision Communications radio station in Los Angeles and Facebook has concluded with a jury delivering a swift below to the plaintiff, swatting down a verdict that could have cost the Hispanic and millennial-focused media company upward of $77 million.
RBR + TVBR OBSERVATION (full text below, for Members Only): Slander? Libel? That’s heavy stuff that no radio station C-Suite executive should have to worry about, let alone in a court of law. Yet that’s where Univision’s legal counsel found itself over the last 12 days or so. Why? It comes down to a photo on social media. Hasn’t radio learned its lesson yet?