Friday, November 10, 2017

All The Fake News That Fits

I'm surprised they didn't offer her a job:
She first introduced herself as a Times reporter at a Brookings Institute event in 2013. She also claimed to work for the paper in an interview with the Turkish ambassador, and then again at a speech in March by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

“Ms. Bourbon is not, and has never been, employed by The Times, as a reporter for The New York Times, or in any other position or capacity,” the Manhattan Supreme Court suit says.

She has ignored two cease-and-desist letters, it says.

Her scheme “is likely to cause confusion or injury to the business reputation of The Times, or dilution of the distinctive quality of The Times” trademarks, the Times’ lawyers claim in the just-filed suit.
Somewhere, Jayson Blair is green with envy...

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