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North Dakota judge rejects riot charges against journalist Amy Goodman

A North Dakota judge has thrown out charges against journalist Amy Goodman. After filming oil company security using pepper spray and dogs on protesters at the Dakota Access Pipeline, Goodman was arrested for inciting riots. The Democracy Now! host could have spent multiple months in jail if Judge John Grinsteiner hadn't rejected the charges in a move widely praised for upholding freedom of the press.
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