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    What is the difference between slander and libel?
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    Libel is the type of defamation that is written or published. It is more permanent in nature than slander is. Libellous comments are typically made in newspapers, letters, a website posting, emails, a picture, radio, or a TV broadcast.


    Slander is the type of defamation that is not written or published. It is more temporary in nature than libel is. Slander is usually in the form of a spoken statement but can also include hand gestures and similar type of non-written communications.

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