Conspiracy Theories

The network exploited the Democratic National Committee staffer's murder and spread false conspiracy theories.
A new report shows just how easy it is for nefarious actors to use bots, and even well-meaning journalists, to spread misinformation and propaganda.
Infowars was denied an appeal in the defamation case, and now it'll have to pay up.
The app was used to spread misinformation that helped elect far-right authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro. It still serves as a platform for radicalization.
"The Daily Show" host says the president's constant attacks on immigrants are really about one immigrant in particular.
Birtherism, wind turbines and more from President Donald Trump.
The president said he thought it was "fine" to retweet the conspiracy because it came from a person with lots of Twitter followers.
Late night hosts, including Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah, went after President Donald Trump for retweeting conspiracy theories about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged suicide.
Late night comics used their shows to confront President Donald Trump for retweeting conspiracy theories about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged suicide that involve former president Bill Clinton.
“He’s always been a racist, he’s always been a con artist, and he’s always been a conspiracy theorist," said the "Late Night" host.
The "Late Show" host went after the president for retweeting something about the Clintons and Jeffrey Epstein.
The president's attorney is asking the public to withhold judgment on the accused sex trafficker's death.
"The president just wants everything to be investigated,” the senior White House aide told Fox News' Bill Hemmer.
Conspiracy channels all over the platform are funneling increased traffic to Fox.
The president retweeted multiple unfounded claims hours after convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide.
The account described itself as a “Fierce Trump supporter” and "not a bot.”
A recent intelligence bulletin comes as the FBI is facing pressure to explain who it considers an extremist, and how the government prosecutes domestic terrorists.
The body of the notorious 1930s gangster has been interred at an Indianapolis cemetery for more than 85 years.
Conspiracy theorists have capitalized on YouTube’s change to its algorithm by using it to rally their bases for grassroots promotion.