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Defamation
Fox News

Jury to Decide if Fox Knowingly Spread False Information About Dominion, Delaware Judge Rules

A jury will decide whether Fox News and its corporation knowingly spread lies about Dominion Voting Systems in the network’s broadcasts which alleged that the company’s voting technology was used to rig the 2020 presidential election, a Delaware Superior Court judge ruled March 31.

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Steven Avery

Federal Judge Grants Netflix Summary Judgment in ‘Making a Murderer’ Defamation Lawsuit

A federal judge granted Netflix summary judgment March 10 in a lawsuit brought by a retired Wisconsin police sergeant who claimed he was defamed in the streaming services’ award-winning true crime series “Making a Murderer.”

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Florida clergy and community leaders and others hold a “Stop The Black Attack” rally against ongoing state legislation in Tallahassee

An ‘Assault on the First Amendment’: Recent Legislation in DeSantis’ Florida

Two Florida bills filed by State Rep. Alex Andrade, a Gov. Ron DeSantis ally, on the same day in late February represent “a full-fledged assault on the First Amendment,” says Bobby Block, executive director of the First Amendment Foundation.

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Murdoch & Friends: Revelations from an Unsealed Dominion Filing in Suit Against Fox

The recently unsealed filing in Dominion Voting Systems’ defamation lawsuit against Fox includes revelations into internal conversations at the network, and its knowledge that Donald Trump’s claims of a fraudulent presidential election in 2020 were false, but aired them anyway. 

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Rupert Murdoch’s Deposition Unsealed in Dominion v. Fox Defamation Suit

"To this day, Rupert Murdoch and Fox refuse to apologize for or retract the lies Fox News broadcast about Dominion, even though he [Murdoch] admits that 'I would have liked us to be stronger in denouncing it in hindsight' and that Fox hosts 'endorsed' the 'false notion of a stolen election,'" Dominion's filing stated.

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Fox News

Fox News Hosts Didn’t Appear to Believe 2020 Election Fraud Claims, a Newly Released Filing Shows

Top Fox News executives and on-air personalities expressed concern over Donald Trump’s fraudulent election claims in 2020, but the network continued to air the falsities anyway, according to a brief made public Feb. 16 in Dominion Voting Systems’ defamation lawsuit against the network.

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In this June 26, 2021, file photo, former President Donald Trump looks on during his first post-presidency campaign rally in Wellington, Ohio. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)

Federal Judge Dismisses the Trump Campaign’s Defamation Lawsuit Against The Washington Post

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Feb. 3 ruling the Trump Campaign did not adequately plead the factual basis of actual malice for an allegedly defamatory Washington Post article, and ruled another was protected opinion.

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FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President Trump holds rally in Florence, South Carolina

Federal Judge Orders Trump, Attorney to Pay Nearly $1M in Sanctions for Defamation Lawsuit ‘Brought in Bad Faith for An Improper Purpose’

A federal judge ordered Donald Trump and his lead attorney to pay nearly $1 million in sanctions after filing a “frivolous” lawsuit to serve a political purpose, the judge wrote Jan. 19.

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