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Rachel Maddow

A federal court in California awarded Rachel Maddow’s attorneys $247,000 in a defamation suit brought against the MSNBC host by conservative news outlet One American News Network. A federal judge last year ruled in favor of Maddow in the case, finding that her statement calling the network “Russian propaganda” during a broadcast was opinion.

SAN DIEGO — A federal court in California awarded Rachel Maddow’s attorneys $247,000 in a defamation suit brought against the MSNBC host by conservative news outlet One American News Network. A federal judge last year ruled in favor of Maddow in the case, finding that her statement calling the network “Russian propaganda” during a broadcast was opinion. 

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