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Never mind, just a little $100 million misunderstanding

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in Firing,Human Resources

The fireworks are apparently over in the battle between Judith Regan, former president of ReganBooks, and parent company News Corporation. Regan and News Corporation reached an undisclosed settlement of her $100 million lawsuit in January.

Regan had sued for wrongful termination after media giant Rupert Murdoch fired her in 2006, allegedly for ranting about a “Jewish cabal” in a conversation with a lawyer. Regan said she’d been News Corporation’s “whipping girl,” tarred by the company’s attitude toward “nuts and sluts.”

In a fairy tale ending, News Corporation has since said it believes Regan did not say anything anti-Semitic after all; in fact, it doesn’t believe she is anti-Semitic. Regan said she was “grateful to have had the opportunity to work with so many gifted people.”

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