Business Ethics Case Essay
Tina M. Drinka
March 12, 2012
Rob Tischer, J.D., M.A.
Business Ethics Case
Discussed in this paper is the case of Calder v. Jones, 465 United States 783, 1984. Respondent Shirley Jones filed suit in California Superior Court against the National Enquirer claiming libel. Petitioners are South the reporter who wrote the article for the National Enquirer, and Calder who holds the position of president and editor of the National Enquirer.
What Kind of Paper is National Enquirer? The Enquirer/Star Group, Inc. is a holding company for many best selling supermarket tabloids founded in 1926, by William Radolph Hearst, known at that time as the New York Enquirer (Randall, 1986). …show more content…
Defendants Subject to Suit in California Respondent Shirley Jones had been allegedly libeled in article written, edited, and published by the National Enquirer, who’s corporate base is in Florida, but who largest circulation by more than twice exists in California. Shirley Jones’s home is in California, where she also works as a professional entertainer, whose TV career centered in California, and where the October 9, 1979 article