Author: Nate Gundy

The state of Oregon and New York City’s pension fund have sued Fox Corporation alleging Fox harmed investors by allowing Fox News to air falsehoods regarding the 2020 election that exposed the network to defamation lawsuits. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum claims Fox violated its fiduciary duties by disregarding legal risks; New York City Comptroller Brad Lander echoed Rosenblum’s statement adding that Fox’s board of directors blatantly disregarded the need for journalistic standards and failed to put safeguards in place.  Visit The Oregonian to learn

In a 22-11 vote entirely along party lines, Republicans in Wisconsin voted to remove Meagan Wolfe, a non-partisan administrator of the state’s elections commission. The vote led to a lawsuit from Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul who claims the Senate lacks the authority to remove Wolfe. Wolfe says she will continue to serve as the administrator of the elections commission unless the court determines otherwise. Visit NBC News to learn moreImage Credit:Gary Todd (CC0 1.0)

Microsoft researchers claim to have found what they believe to be a network of fraudulent Chinese-controlled social media accounts attempting to influence US voters using artificial intelligence. While researchers have not specified which social media platforms were affected, screenshots within their report show posts that appear to be on Facebook and Twitter. A Chinese embassy spokesperson denied the accusations, saying that China advocates for the safe use of artificial intelligence. Visit Reuters to learn moreImage Credit:Пресс-служба Президента Российской Федерации (CC BY 4.0)

Multiple Virginia Democrats including Congresswoman Abigail Spangberger and state senate candidate Jason Ford are emphasizing the importance of the upcoming off-year election for reproductive rights in the state. Democrats are concerned that if Republicans take full control of the general assembly it could jeopardize abortion access in Virginia. The election may have broader implications as well, experts believe the results could provide a clear indication of voters' sentiments ahead of the 2024 election. Visit The Guardian to learn moreImage Credit:Drnette (CC BY-SA 4.0)