A settlement doesn’t make all the other revelations go away, no matter how much money it is.

by Tori Otten, The New Republic

Dominion Voting Systems and Fox Corporation may have settled their lawsuit out of court, but nothing Fox does will erase what we’ve learned about it along the way.

After a months-long legal battle, Dominion and Fox settled for $787.5 million, in what was originally a $1.6 billion defamation suit. The decision was anticlimactic at best, as people had geared up for an unprecedented trial process.

Fox News Channel at the News Corporation headquarters building in New York City. News Corporation is an American diversified multinational mass media corporation

Technically, per the American Bar Association, “a settlement doesn’t usually state that anyone was right or wrong in the case.” So even though Fox paid up, they aren’t officially admitting wrongdoing. But as Senator Mitt Romney told HuffPost reporter Igor Bobic, “Clearly you don’t agree to pay someone three quarters of a billion dollars unless you think there’s a real risk you’re going to lose.”

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