Cases & Deals

News media defeats web pundit Facebook conspiracy claim

Client(s) CNN; NPR; PBS; NewsHour Productions LLC

Jones Day represented CNN, NPR, PBS, and NewsHour Productions LLC in obtaining a dismissal of a web pundit plaintiff's claim that the media companies conspired with Facebook to prevent the plaintiff's media company from making effective use of the social media platform. The plaintiff claimed that Facebook and the media defendants' actions violated his First Amendment rights as well as state and federal antitrust and fair competition laws.

Shulman v., et al., No. 2:17-cv-00764 (D.N.J.)