Isabelle was a reporter for KTUV News. She reported on the nightly news that Sharaf, an engineering professor at the cityâ€™s university, was a prime target of a State Department terrorism investigation and was credibly accused of aiding international terrorists to attack the United States. Although Isabelle had received this information from a reliable government source and had no malice against Sharaf, the story was completely false, Sharaf was innocent. Sharafâ€™s reputation in the community was ruined. His friends avoided him and students stopped signing up for his classes. He was eventually fired by his dean. Which of the following is Isabelle guilty of? Group of answer choices
A. Isabelle is guilty of libel for telling a lie that caused injury to Sharaf.
B.Isabelle is guilty of slander for telling a lie that caused injury to Sharaf.
C. Isabelle is not guilty of defamation due to a qualified privilege.
D. Isabelle is not guilty of defamation due to an absolute privilege.