University of Florida’s Kevin Folta’s unique libel suit against New York Times faces long odds

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A pro-GMO professor, University of Florida plant scientist, Kevin Folta  who claims he has been defamed by the New York Times’ reporting by Eric Lipton on his connections to Monsanto is trying to sue the newspaper based on how the story played out on the Internet. But that doesn’t mean he’ll be successful.

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