Spreadbury v. Bitterroot Public Library et al
NOTICE of Filing Exhibits Exhibit A - Amended Affidavit of Perry Backus (Newsworthy) re: 259 MOTION for Summary Judgment DEFENDANT LEE ENTERPRISES INC'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, 261 Statement of Undisputed Fact,,,,, (Smith, Jeffrey)
Case 9:11-cv-00064-DWM-JCL Docurnent
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Jeftiey B. Smi
, LOI"IN & ROI}INSO}.T,
. P. O. Box 7909
350 Ryman S
Missoula, MT 59807.7909
) s?3 2500
Telefax (406) 23-2595
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Lee Enterprises, Inc.
IN THE UNITEP STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT O}'MONTANA
AMENDED AFFIDAVIT OF FERRY
CITY OF H
, NC,, and BOONE
kus, Lreing cluly swor-n and under oath, state as lttllor.vs:
as editor of the Rat'ulli llepuhlic' on Ausnst 9, ?010. Rncl a renorter
-DWM-JCL Document 27A-1, Ftled 0412011,2 page 3 of 4
August 9, 2010, article ahout Mr. Sprendbury reported facts tlorn
in two ditl'erent matters held on August 6,2010, in causes of
y Micbael Spreadbury.
two hearings were covered by the ncw$papsr because Michael
become newsworlhy through his numerous attention-getting
c protests, and
confrofltations. Mr. Spreadbury had both crea'ted
f in mnny publio controversies at this [irne, and a numbEr of
written about his activitiEs.
controversies began trefore the August 6, 2010, hearings,
controversies included, but were not limited to:
ncighbor in which Mr.
Spreadbury allcgcd the neighbor wa$ a public
A 2006 dispute with
Attenrpt to recall Ravalli Countv Attonrey, George
Attenrpt to recall Ravalli County Sheriff, Chris
Complaints agairrst the Hnrnilton Police f)epartnrent;
Cornplaints agninst the local govcrntuerrtl
Curnpluirrts ubout tlre Rocky Mrlurrtnin Luhs;
Disputc ivitlr the Bittemoot Librnry:
Dispute rvith the Clity of Harniltttn;
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Various lawsuits Iiled agairrst public servants involving
publip nratters; and
Vnrious inc.idEnts of public prntest or crrrnlrr:ntatinrrs irr
report on i
th these events, Mr. Spreadbury continually kept himself in the
news, both before and after the August 9, 2010 article,
August 9,2010, article and subsequent articles were writton to
of public interest that Mr. Spreadbury had deliberately creatEd or
ffinnt $flyeth not.
penolty of perjury that the fbregoing is truc and conect.
[8 o*vorA(c',\ ,rorz.
sworn to before me orr
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