Lawsuits against Fox News aren’t new, but could an upcoming lawsuit leave a mark on the network? Plus, Taiwan’s political satirists scrutinizing China.
American media giant Fox News is being sued by Dominion Voting Systems, whose tabling machines were rigged against it according to former President Donald Trump. The case has spawned several “smoking guns,” revealing that key people at the network, including its owner, Rupert Murdoch, knew Trump’s stolen election story was fake but chose to air it anyway.
Peter Jukes – Author, The Fall of the House of Murdoch & co-founder, Byline Times
Jay Rosen – Associate Professor, New York University
David Folkenflik – Media Correspondent, NPR
Molly Jong-Fast – Special Correspondent, Vanity Fair & Host, Fast Politics Podcast
On our radar:
Russians are seeing a flurry of Ukraine-related media activity with figures on both the pro and anti-Kremlin sides – with a Fox News angle served to the side. Meenakshi Ravi reports.
Parodying Politics: The Satirists of Taiwan
China vs Taiwan. A geopolitical mismatch that satirists make the most of.
Chen Tzu-chien – Host and creator, EYECTV
Kylie Wang – Co-host, Bailingguo News
Yu-hui Tai – Associate Professor, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University