- Fox News' image as a defender of the people against the elite has been undermined during a defamation case brought by Dominion Voting Systems.
- Trove of texts, emails and depositions made public as part of the case show that Fox News knowingly aired false claims that the 2020 election had been stolen from Donald Trump, partly because of the use of Dominion machines.
- Anchor Tucker Carlson texted his producer referring to claims that voting software had been manipulated to rig votes as 'absurd', while on air he said 'We ought to find out'.
- Fox's real motives have been revealed to be cold, hard and calculating business, according to Brian Stelter, CNN's former chief media correspondent.
- 21% of Fox viewers said they trust the network less after the revelations.
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Fox News’ populist mask has slipped
Fox News' image as a defender of the people against the elite has been undermined during a $1.6bn defamation case brought by Dominion Voting Systems, revealing the network's real motives to be cold, hard and calculating business.