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609.77 False information to news media.

Whoever, with intent that it be published or disseminated and that it defame another person, communicates to any newspaper, magazine or other news media, any statement, knowing it to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

HIST: 1963 c 753 art 1 s 609.77; 1971 c 23 s 77

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