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Dominion’s Weak Case Against Fox

A victory for Dominion in its defamation lawsuit against Fox News would be a severe blow to media freedoms, subjecting news outlets to the prospect of outsize liability whenever they report on newsworthy allegations that turn out to be false.

  • Fox News's legal defense is not doomed by Dominion's defamation lawsuit.
  • If the applicable law is applied, the facts upend Dominion's defamation claim against Fox.
  • A ruling against Fox would be a blow to media freedoms generally.
  • Existing laws give the press wide latitude to report on newsworthy allegations made by others.
  • Fox acted within its legal protection in reporting on the Trump team's allegations.
Dominion’s Weak Case Against Fox
Victory for the plaintiff would severely weaken the First Amendment protection all news media enjoy.