March 30, 2023

On Tuesday, the judge overseeing Dominion’s $1.6 billion defamation case against Fox ordered that at least some of the redacted material be made public. MSNBC’s Katy Tur said the new revelations seem like a “slam dunk” for Dominion's allegations that Fox News aired what it knew were false claims about the voting machine technology.

From NBC News:

Ten days after the 2020 election, Fox News' so-called Brain Room looked into conspiracy theories that Dominion Voting Systems had rigged the presidential election against Donald Trump.

The fact-checking and research division of the network came back with a clear decision: Those claims were false. But the misinformation went on the air anyway.

Details of the Brain Room's fact-check were revealed Wednesday in newly released slides from a presentation by Dominion, which the company showed at last week's pre-trial hearing in its $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News and its parent company, Fox Corp. The slides cite internal communications and testimony.

Karoli was able to obtain a PDF of the now-unredacted material. It couldn't be more damning.

Here's Tucker Carlson calling allegations of Dominion fraud "shockingly reckless":


Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott admitted knowing all along that Joe Biden was legitimately elected:


Former Fox Business host Lou Dobbs admits Sidney Powell did not provide evidence of election fraud:


But that same day, Dobbs touts "groundbreaking new evidence":


Fox host Maria Bartiromo claims to rely on Brain Room to fact check claims:


Rupert Murdoch always "seriously doubted" there was election fraud:


Media Matters has more:

You can read more in Matt Gertz’s Twitter thread.

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