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Analysis: Lawsuit against NYT is dismissed. Hear what it means for journalism

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This interview is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.

Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against the New York Times was dismissed by a U.S. District judge. The jury in the case, allowed to deliberate in spite of the judge's decision, determined Palin did not prove her case against the Times. What does the decision mean for journalism in the U.S.? Mike Thompson, JD, associate professor of criminal justice and Cara Hetland, SDPB's director of journalism, join us to discuss the significance.