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What to know about the $1.6 billion lawsuit Fox News faces

Dominion Voting Systems is suing Fox News over 2020 election lies. Here's why the $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit — which goes to trial starting April 17 — could be monumental.

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    • Tucker Carlson
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What to know about the $1.6 billion lawsuit Fox News faces
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    What's in Dominion's lawsuit?

    This is what Dominion's $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News is all about.

    The math behind Dominion Voting System's $1.6 billion lawsuit against Fox News

    The math behind Dominion Voting System's $1.6 billion lawsuit against Fox News

    If Dominion prevails in its massive defamation suit against Fox News, a big challenge for the voting tech company will be to demonstrate that it deserves more than $1 billion in damages.

    A civil war within Fox News

    Fox stars and journalists turned on each other after the 2020 election, clashing over whether to tell viewers the truth.

    The bigger implications

    If Fox News loses its defamation case, here's what that might mean for other media organizations

    Bret Baier's loneliness

    Fox News anchor Bret Baier repeatedly pushed to debunk voting fraud lies after the 2020 election. Fox executives ignored him.

    Knowingly endorsing lies

    In private, Fox News executives denounced its journalists for noting election fraud claims were baseless.

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