Thursday, December 11, 2008

Critic sues Cleveland newspaper, orchestra leaders

Donald Rosenberg, the longtime music critic removed by The Plain Dealer of Cleveland from reviewing the Cleveland Orchestra in September, has filed suit against the newspaper and its editor for age discrimination and the orchestra's parent organization and several of its officers for defamation, WCPN reports on its Web site:

Details from the Baltimore Sun's Tim Smith, who interviewed Rosenberg on events leading to the lawsuit:

The New York Times' Daniel J. Wakin on the Rosenberg case: