French outlet which successfully defended itself from Quantic Dream bosses’ lawsuit releases statement

French investigative news outlet Mediapart has published a statement after being cleared of all defamation charges filed by Quantic Dream execs David Cage and Guillaume de Fondaumière.

It’s the first formal statement to come from any of the parties involved since the court verdict was reached earlier this month.

The statement reveals Cage and de Fondaumère had objected to seven passages in Mediapart’s article concerning their actions as executives at Quantic Dream, developer of Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls. It also revealed details of offensive photomontages of staff and practices which raised questions under French labour law.

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  • 24 Sep 2021 15:47:00 +0100