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Four ways Mother Jones became profitable in this turbulent industry

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Four ways Mother Jones became profitable in this turbulent industry

Nieman Lab - Hanaa' Tameez

When a news organization is slapped with a defamation lawsuit, it can be a cause for panic. In 2012, Idaho billionaire Frank VanderSloot sued Mother Jones over a story it had published about his political efforts. Mother Jones had a choice. It could either pay the $74,999 that VanderSloot had sued …

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