MSNBC Gets Ex-Reporter's Defamation Claims Trimmed

Law360, New York (November 14, 2011, 8:01 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday axed defamation claims from a suit accusing MSNBC Cable LLC and two of its top players of improperly firing a former entertainment reporter, but left breach of contract allegations intact.

MSNBC had moved to kill the whole suit brought by Claudia DiFolco, who was a Los Angeles-based corespondent for the MSNBC shows "MSNBC at the Movies" and “MSNBC Entertainment Hot List,” by arguing that DiFolco repudiated her two-year contract when she sent a series of emails to her supervisors....
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DiFolco v. MSNBC Cable L.L.C. et al


Case Number

1:06-cv-04728

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Loretta A. Preska

Date Filed

June 20, 2006

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