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- Writer Stephen Elliott filed a defamation suit on Wednesday against the creator of a crowdsourced list that named him among male media figures accused of sexual misconduct.
- Journalist Moira Donegan came forward in January as the author of the “S—-y Media Men” list, an online crowdsourced spreadsheet which contained anonymous allegations against Elliott from harassment to rape.
- Elliott vehemently denied the allegations in a personal essay, but Donegan said after the suit’s filing she stood by the spreadsheet.
Writer Stephen Elliott has filed a defamation suit against the author of a crowdsourced Google spreadsheet that named him alongside dozens of male media professionals accused of varying degrees of sexual misconduct.
Elliott filed a complaint against journalist Moira Donegan in the Eastern District of New York on October 10 seeking $ 1.5 million in damages for libel and emotional distress, alleging that Donegan “conspired to create” the “S—-y Media Men” list.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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