Now Gordon has struck back (via Politico):
FishbowlDC sued for libel
Washington, D.C.-based publicist Wendy Gordon is suing FishbowlDC, the local media gossip site, for waging “an unprovoked, online smear campaign” against her.
Gordon filed a libel lawsuit on Thursday, the Legal Times reported, and it names FishbowlDC editor Betsy Rothstein, contributor Peter Ogburn, Mediabistro.com and parent-company WebMediaBrands Inc. as defendants.
In the complaint, FishbowlDC is accused of knowingly publishing “false, defamatory, malicious nasty and tasteless statements” about Gordon in the form of a weekly feature, “Wendy Wednesday,” in which the site “repeatedly, knowingly, and maliciously portrayed” the publicist as a “self-promoting, attention-seeking, loose party girl/cougar.”
But search Wendy Gordon lawsuit on FishbowlDC and you get a whole lot of nothing.
C’mon, Betsy Rothstein – step up to the plate.