A judge in Dominion’s case against Fox News said it would begin sanctioning the network and investigate its concealment of evidence.
via: New York Times:
The judge overseeing Dominion Voting Systems’ case against Fox News on Wednesday imposed sanctions on the network and said it was very likely to open an investigation into whether Fox’s legal team deliberately concealed evidence. criticized the lawyer for not being “candid”. he.
The accusation came after Dominion’s attorneys, who are being sued for defamation, uncovered numerous instances in which Fox’s attorneys failed to provide evidence in a timely manner. It included recordings of host Maria Bartiromo speaking with former President Donald J. Trump’s attorneys Sidney Powell and Rudy Giuliani.
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Fox has pending evidence related to Rupert Murdoch’s role as an executive officer on the network, and the judge will consider appointing a special master to investigate Fox’s handling and filing of evidence. If the situation sounds familiar, using the name Donald Trump instead of Fox News makes both the former president and his favorite cable news network behave very similarly. It looks like you are taking
The judge also ruled that if Dominion had to redo the deposition or conduct a new deposition, Fox News would bear all costs and expenses. previously ruled Fox News has no First Amendment protection in this case<./a>
If Fox News loses this lawsuit, it could cost billions of dollars in damages, but more importantly, hold conservative media outlets like Fox accountable for deliberately lying. It is to establish
Holding Fox accountable would be a big step forward for the health of the country’s media ecosystem. Deliberate defamation is difficult to prove, but if the Dominion wins, it would be a game-changing moment for the US media landscape.
Jason is the editor-in-chief. He is also a White House press pool and a congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a BA in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy with a specialization in the social reform movement.
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