I was not making the point that people have been sued over that story. I was making the point that their us so much false news, that no one checks.
But that’s not what you said. You said this:
Does Medium have any policies about intentionally publishing libel? One example is the uranium story that is 100% false and has been debunked for a while.
If you’re going to assert that the Uranium One story is an example of published libel, offer something in support. ‘Libel’ is a term with a specific legal meaning that can be demonstrated.
The donations detailed by author Schweizer occurred at least two years before the deal.
That in no way disproves a quid pro quo. In fact, it would be sensible that anyone participating in such a conspiracy would plan in advance and bide their time. And in fact, more mainstream sources are making the same allegations:
Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of…thehill.com
So maybe you need to contact the legal department at The Hill regarding their potential libel?
And as far as using Politifact as a source to demonstrate the untruth of a particular claim, their objectivity has been challenged on many occasions:
At fact-checking, no organization is better known than PolitiFact. The online fact-checking project operated by the…thefederalist.com
If a Republican campaign spokeswoman says the other party's candidate "and his special interest allies in Washington…humanevents.com
There’s even a website dedicated to tracking their bogus ‘fact checking’:
PolitiFact has a terrible record when it comes to defending itself from public criticism. So it surprised us to see…www.politifactbias.com
Seriously, try harder.