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LETTERS: Concussions, the N.F.L.’s Profits and Priorities

For too long, the football and tobacco industries have used the same deceptive playbook, with the same predictable and preventable tragic results. We must stand up for public health over the rights of corporations to profit off endangering lives.
New York Times
added Apr 3, 2016 13:58
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McCANN: Defenseless: Why NFL won't sue New York Times over concussion story

pretrial discovery would require both the Times and NFL to share with the other the information that led them to reach such starkly different conclusions. For the NFL, sharing information about concussion data could represent a massive risk. For one, the
Sports Illustrated
added Apr 2, 2016 14:15
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NYT Won’t Retract NFL Big Tobacco-Concussion Story ($$)

said it will not “retract anything” after the NFL threatened a defamation lawsuit over a report last week questioning the data used by the league in its concussion studies and laying out potential ties to the tobacco industry, which long used questionable
Law360
added Mar 31, 2016 16:09
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The NFL would rather look stupid than evil

The connection to Big Tobacco arguably felt forced, but the NFL's case for defamation seems weak. Its latter stance is more interesting. The NFL is trying to make itself out as hapless with regards to concussion research. The alternative would be that th
SB Nation (portal)
added Mar 31, 2016 09:09
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New York Times Responds To NFL’s Retraction Demand With Verbal Haymaker

the NFL’s large PR blitz to fight back has focused on removing ties to the tobacco industry. All the while, the NFL has been using a firm that represented Philip Morris. That fact also made it in to the New York Times’ final line of Wednesday’s letter.
WBZT.com
added Mar 31, 2016 09:07
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NFL would face uphill battle in legal clash with New York Times, experts say

"...a co-owner of the Giants, Preston R. Tisch, also partly owned a leading cigarette company, Lorillard, and was a board member of both the Tobacco Institute and the Council for Tobacco Research, two entities that played a central role in misusing scienc
Poynter Online
added Mar 31, 2016 09:01
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New York Times won’t retract or post a correction to NFL story

During an event at the New York Press Club on Tuesday night, Times public editor Margaret Sullivan, whose job involves investigating and responding to reader concerns, said the NFL had made her aware that it felt the Times' reporting was misleading, but
Capital New York
added Mar 31, 2016 08:57
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New York Times smokes NFL's retraction demand

"...it was your firm that represented Philip Morris in that RICO case." The Times isn't lying. Karp's firm — Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP — did represent Philip Morris, a tobacco company.
Sporting News
added Mar 31, 2016 08:54
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NFL mulling lawsuit against New York Times over concussion/tobacco story

If the NFL does sue the Times, it faces an "uphill" battle, according to Benjamin Mullin of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. The league would have to prove the paper demonstrated a "reckless disregard for the truth," Mullin wrote.
Sporting News
added Mar 31, 2016 08:50
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New York Times Response to NFL (PDF)

Your letter, in summing up the "grand total" of reported connections, inexplicably misses an essential one - the influential role that Preston R. Tisch played in the NFL... (a) Mr. Bogdanich, a named defendant, refused to sign the apology that ABC ga
Capital New York
added Mar 31, 2016 05:01
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