The New York Times reports:
Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Corporation and three of its popular anchors are the targets of a $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit filed on Thursday by a company that became a prominent subject of discredited theories about widespread fraud in the 2020 presidential election.
Smartmatic, an election technology company, filed the suit in New York State Supreme Court on Thursday against the Fox Corporation, Fox News and the anchors Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo and Jeanine Pirro.
As part of the same action, the company is suing Rudolph W. Giuliani and Sidney Powell, who made the case for election fraud as guests on Fox programs while representing President Donald J. Trump.
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Fox News is being sued for $2.7 billion by Smartmatic, a voting systems company, which has accused the network of damaging it with a false election narrative. https://t.co/Qm2fFRO7Vi
— The New York Times (@nytimes) February 4, 2021
Here is the 285-page, $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit that election tech company Smartmatic filed today in state court in Manhattan against Fox, Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo, Jeanine Pirro, Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell: https://t.co/VYwrKETtyS
Intro: “The Earth is round.” pic.twitter.com/dZzyPBuIvd
— Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) February 4, 2021