Fox chief Rupert Murdoch to be deposed in $1.6 billion Dominion defamation case

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By Helen Coster and Jack Queen (Reuters) -Fox Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch will be questioned under oath on Thursday and Friday in a defamation lawsuit over his network’s coverage of unfounded vote-rigging claims during the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Election technology company Dominion Voting Systems says Fox News Network amplified false claims that its machines were used to rig the election against Republican Donald Trump and in favor of his Democratic rival Joe Biden, who won the election. Dominion is seeking $1.6 billion in damages. Murdoch, 91, is the most high-profile figure to fac…

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