A news item published in a newspaper owned by the .defendant stated falsely that the plaintiff was being held in jail on a charge of forgery. From a judgment for plaintiff the defendant appealed. Held, the defamatory statement was "libellous per se," and the defendant was liable though the information was received through a reliable news-gathering agency and was printed without malice. Oklahoma Publishing Co. v. Givens, (C. C. A. 10th, 1933) 67 F. (2d) 62.
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