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In today’s edition, MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle is embroiled in a shareholder lawsuit against Under Armour that involves her “Kevin Plank phone.” Bloomberg is fighting to keep her emails with the C.E.O. private, testing the boundaries of reporter-source relationships. Plus updates on Leon Black’s Jeffrey Epstein headache, a Trump civil suit, disgraced LA superlawyer (and Real Housewives ex) Tom Girardi, and much more.
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A recent shareholder lawsuit against Under Armour, which calls into question an on-air report by former Bloomberg and current MSNBC star Stephanie Ruhle, reveals the complexity and nuance of how some financial journalism is produced.
Back in 2019, lawyers leading a shareholder suit against Under Armour, the sports apparel company, stumbled across a Wall Street Journal story with the unusually provocative headline: Meet Under Armour CEO’s Unusual Adviser: An MSNBC Anchor. Kevin Plank, the executive in question, had been accused by shareholders of...
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