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Contestant Instantly Knew the Major Conservative Journalist Who Served As Answer to ‘Jeopardy’ Question

"This man started his ‘Report’ in ’95."

Elusive media mogul Matt Drudge's "Drudge Report" was the answer to an $800 question Thursday night on "Jeopardy" — and the contestant got the answer right.

"This man started his ‘Report’ in ’95; 10 yrs. later The Huffington Post was launched largely as a liberal alternative," host Alex Trabek said.

Within seconds, Matt Jackson, the reigning Jeopardy champ from Washington, D.C., answered: "Who is Drudge?," earning the contestant an $800 prize.

Thursday night was the seventh time Drudge's popular site has been referenced, according the the show's digital "J! Archive." However, it was Report's first appearance during a "Tournament of Champions" round.

Watch the clip below:

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