May 30, 2023

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Fox News, Dominion Voting Systems reach $787 million settlement

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By David Bauder, Randall Chase and Geoff Mulvihill, The Associated Press

WILMINGTON, Del. — Fox News agreed Tuesday to pay Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems nearly $800 million to avert a trial in the voting machine company’s lawsuit that would have exposed how the network promoted lies about the 2020 presidential election.

The stunning settlement emerged just as opening statements were supposed to begin, abruptly ending a case that had embarrassed Fox News over several months and raised the possibility that network founder Rupert Murdoch and stars such as Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity would have to testify publicly.

“The truth matters. Lies have consequences,” Dominion lawyer Justin Nelson told reporters outside a Delaware courthouse after…

The Associated Press

2023-04-18 14:24:22

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