transitive verb
1. (to defame) 
a. to libel (in writing) 
En los tabloides se calumnia a la mayoría de los famosos.Most famous people are libelled by tabloids.
b. to slander (in speech) 
Los periodistas calumniaron al artista acusándolo de delitos graves.The journalists slandered the artist accusing him of some serious crimes.
transitive verb
1. (oralmente) 
a. to slander 
2. (por escrito) 
a. to libel 
transitive verb
(difamar) to slander; (en prensa etc) to libel
calumnia, que algo queda if you throw enough mud, some sticks
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