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Lawsuits Take the Lead in Fight Against Disinformation

In one example cited in the 276-page complaint filed by Smartmatic, Mr. Dobbs’s program broadcast a false claim by Ms. Powell that Hugo Chávez, the former president of Venezuela, had […]







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Fox Settled a Lawsuit Over Its Lies. But It Insisted on One Unusual Condition.

On Oct. 12, 2020, Fox News agreed to pay millions of dollars to the family of a murdered Democratic National Committee staff member, implicitly acknowledging what saner minds knew long […]




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The ‘Red Slime’ Lawsuit That Could Sink Right-Wing Media

In an era of brazen political lies, Mr. Mugica has emerged as an unlikely figure with the power to put the genie back in the bottle. Last week, his lawyer […]