Depp v Heard, Cross Examination, and Charity Giving (H&H | 5-17-22)Vote
With Amber Heard now facing cross examination we look at how at least one mainstream media outlet is reporting the events, as well as how cultural gatekeepers continue to circle the wagons around "legitimate" media.
Welcome to Hang-Outs and Headlines! The media suggests and shapes our understanding of the news items that fill our days (and our social media timelines) - sometimes fairly and sometimes quite unfairly.
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For some background (c/o @legalbytes):
Johnny Depp is suing Amber Heard for defamation stemming from her OpEd published in The Washington Post in 2018.
Amber Heard is counter suing for defamation claims based on statements made by Johnny Depp's former lawyer.
The trial is taking place in Fairfax, Virginia, the proper venue as The Washington Post is headquartered in said location.
Presiding is Judge Penny Azcarate, Johnny Depp is represented by Ben Chew, Camille Vasquez, and more. Amber Heard is represented by Elaine Bredehoft, Ben Rottenborn, and more.
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