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Alfa Bank branch in Moscow. (Photo: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg)

New York’s long-settled and broad fair report privilege will remain an affirmative defense for BuzzFeed News in an ongoing defamation lawsuit launched against it by the owners of a Russian bank after BuzzFeed published the Steele dossier in 2017, a state appeals court has ruled.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney in Manhattan. Contact Jason at jgrant@alm.com. On Twitter: @JasonBarrGrant

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