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Section 230 supporters turn on it, its critics rely on it. Up is down, black is white in the crazy world of US law

holmegm Bronze badge

"You mean that in a newspaper it's not the newspaper saying it, but only the "contributor" (journalist) writing it? Sure, sometimes it happens (i.e. op-eds) and the reader is usually explicitly warned. AFAIK, the newspaper is still responsible for what it publish."

The journalist is employed by the newspaper, one way or another.

If a "newspaper" existed whose whole shtick was that pretty much anybody could put a piece in it, blog style, I doubt the newspaper itself could be held responsible.

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