Rupert Murdoch thought $787.5m Dominion suit would cost Fox $50m, Michael Wolff book says
Trump tell-all author returns with tale of Fox News strife which also includes prediction Ron DeSantis will be Republican nominee
In winter 2022, at a hideaway in St Barts, Rupert Murdoch directed “sudden fury” at Donald Trump, who he thought would lose the 2024 Republican presidential primary to Ron DeSantis, but who the media mogul also said was likely to cost him “fifty million dollars”, through a lawsuit regarding Trump’s lies about the 2020 election.
The lawsuit was filed by Dominion Voting Systems, over Fox News’s broadcast of Trump’s lies. Settled this April, it cost Murdoch considerably more than he predicted: $787.5m, to be precise.Continue reading…