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Sarah Palin’s Defamation Lawsuit Against New York Times Heads to Trial This Month

Jury selection for Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against the New York Times will begin this month, a federal court said this week. Palin sued the paper over a 2017 editorial that linked a map Palin’s political action committee circulated to the shooting of former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) and to the shooting of members of Congress on a baseball field in Virginia. The paper linked the events even though it “had published pieces acknowledging that there was no connection between Mrs. Palin and [Jared] Loughner’s 2011 shooting,” the suit, filed in federal court in Manhattan, stated. After the article’s publication in print and online, the New York Times later removed mention of Palin from the editorial and added a correction that said it “incorrectly stated that a link existed between political rhetoric and the 2011 shooting of Representative Gabby Giffords” and “incorrectly described a map distributed by a political action …

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