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USA: Rupert Murdoch learned of the lies of the Fox commentators

in favor of Trump

Murdoch admits everything – Fox lied about the 2020 US election

The American media tycoon admits he was aware of the false allegations about tampering with voting machines. However, Murdoch did not intervene.


In an affidavit, Rupert Murdoch admitted knowing about the false allegations made by Fox commentators.


  • In 2020, several Fox News commentators claimed that voting machines were rigged, which led to Donald Trump’s defeat in the election.

  • As a result, one of the voting machine manufacturers sued for libel – the company lost millions in profits.

  • Media entrepreneur and founder of Fox News, Rupert Murdoch, admitted that he was aware of the false allegations. However, it didn’t stop her.

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has denied false allegations by some commentators Conservative news channel Fox News reports on the results of the 2020 US presidential election. Nor did he intervene when they cemented the lie that incumbent President Donald Trump was cheated out of the election by fraud, Murdoch admitted in an affidavit, excerpts of which were published Monday (local time). The background to the statement is a lawsuit for defamation filed by the voting machine manufacturer Dominion Voting Systems against the news anchor Fox News and its parent company, Fox Corp.

Flying Denver-based company some employees Fox News alleged that it had deliberately espoused false claims by Trump supporters that Dominion voting machines had been rigged to alter votes later. As a result, the voting machine manufacturer lost millions of profits and its reputation was also damaged.

Commentators complained about election fraud – Murdoch was silent

During his testimony, the 91-year-old Murdoch was asked if he was aware that commentators like Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo, Janine Pirro and Sean Hannity were playing up the electoral fraud myth. The media entrepreneur agreed.

Court documents also revealed that in September 2020 – weeks before the election – Murdoch pushed for Dobbs’ dismissal because he was an “extremist”. Murdoch reportedly said he thought it was “too bad” for former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to advise Trump because of Giuliani’s “miscalculation” and was very biased. When asked if he could have prevented Giuliani and Sidney Powell – one of Trump’s attorneys – from appearing on Fox News, Murdoch replied: “I could have done it. But I didn’t.”

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