Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
James D. Kay, Jr. , John B. Enkema , and Michael A. Johnson , Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Glenn Richard Funk.
Ronald G. Harris , Jon D. Ross , and William J. Harbison II , Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellees, Scripps Media, Inc., and Phil Williams.
Paul R. McAdoo , Nashville, Tennessee, for the amici curiae, The Associated Press, Cable News Network, Inc., Courthouse News Service, Cox Media Group Northeast d/b/a WHBQ-TV, Gannett Co., Inc., GateHouse Media, LLC, Gray Television, Inc., Meredith Corporation, Nexstar Media Group, Inc., Raycom Media, Inc., Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., TEGNA, Inc., and Tribune Media Company.
Cornelia A. Clark, J., delivered the opinion of the court, in which Jeffrey S. Bivins, C.J., and Sharon G. Lee, Holly Kirby, and Roger A. Page, JJ., joined.
We granted review of this interlocutory appeal arising from a defamation action to address whether the Court of Appeals correctly determined that (1) a showing of malice cannot...
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