Did Rupert Murdoch and his son Lachlan have any part in the fraud claims made by their companies, Fox Corporation and Fox Broadcasting, against Dominion Voting Systems? The lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems against Fox Corporation and Fox Broadcasting should provide some answers. This article is by Alison Durkee, Forbes Staff. Here is an excerpt:
Dominion Voting Systems sued Fox Corporation and Fox Broadcasting for defamation this week in an effort to discover what role Chairman Rupert Murdoch and son Lachlan played in pushing fraud claims about the company’s voting machines, after Fox News allegedly tried to shield the Murdochs from liability when Dominion sued the right-leaning news network earlier this year.
The lawsuit, filed in Delaware state court Monday and first reported Wednesday by Bloomberg, alleges Fox Corporation executives including the Murdochs “exerted direct control over Fox News’ programming decisions” in the aftermath of the election, namely by making false claims tying Dominion’s machines to voter fraud.
Dominion sued Fox News for defamation in March, but alleges that as part of that lawsuit, Fox News has “disclaimed any responsibility” for Fox Corporation and Broadcasting’s actions and refused to turn over documents from them or the Murdochs, necessitating the second lawsuit “to hold them liable.”
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