In Leidig v. Buzzfeed, Inc., No. 16 Civ. 542 (VM) (GWG), (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 19, 2017), the Plaintiffs, Michael Leidig, et al.(“Plaintiffs”) sued Buzzfeed, Inc. (“Defendant”) for accusing them of selling “fake news.” Plaintiffs argue that the article defamed them by disputing the veracity and news gathering efforts behind specific stories sold or published by Plaintiffs.