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Can we just say that Fox News is a white nationalist propaganda outfit cosplaying as a news network? 

by The Grio

In this photo illustration a Fox News Channel (FNC) logo is seen on a smartphone and a pc screen. (Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Editor’s note: The following article is an op-ed, and the views expressed are the author’s own. Read more opinions on theGrio.

Fox “News” is not a right-leaning news organization but a propaganda network created to help the Republican Party. A threat to democracy, Fox News divides people and spreads white supremacist hate and lies for profit. Many already knew this, but the receipts coming from the Dominion Voting Systems lawsuit against Fox are a wonder to behold.

Dominion, a voting technology company, filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against the network owned by Rupert Murdoch, claiming Fox News aired false claims that Dominion was involved in helping steal the 2020 election for Biden. Another elections company, Smartmatic, has filed a $2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News, alleging the network falsely claimed it rigged the election to benefit Biden.

Internal emails and texts disclosed in a court filing reveal Fox executives and on-air personalities knew Trump and his lawyers, Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, lied about election stealing but promoted their wild conspiracy theories as if they were true to keep their viewers and their ad revenue. The network mocked Trump and his surrogates behind their backs.

On Jan. 6, 2021, Carlson texted producer Alex Pfeiffer that “Trump is a demonic force, a destroyer. But he’s not going to destroy us.” He added, “Sidney Powell is lying. F*cking b*tch.” Laura Ingraham told Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity “Sidney Powell is a bit nuts. Sorry but she is.”

Internal documents also suggest that when Fox News called Arizona for Biden on election night, its ratings suffered to rival Newsmax, causing Fox to go on a “war footing” and prioritize viewers over the…

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