conspiracy theories

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

YouTube Is Incentivising Vloggers to Promote Conspiracy Theories

And there's no easy fix in sight.
VICE Staff
2.16.19
YouTube

How YouTube Drives Shane Dawson and Other Creators to Conspiracy Theories

YouTube structurally prioritizes audience feedback, which can drive content-makers to promote conspiracy theories or hate.
Caroline Haskins
2.13.19
Views My Own

What I Learned Inside the Lonely, Sad World of QAnon Facebook Groups

The conspiracy theory seems to have created a lot of problems in the lives of its adherents.
K.T. Nelson
1.22.19
cryptids

The 'Beast of Gévaudan' Killed Hundreds in 18th Century France. What Was It?

Records from the time attributed hundreds of deaths to a mysterious beast creature that may have been a wolf, a lion, or something else entirely.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.23.18
conspiracy theories

The Strange, Centuries-Long History of Satanic Pedophile Panics

Modern-day conspiracy theories like Pizzagate and 'QAnon' have roots that stretch back to medieval Europe.
Mark Hay
11.16.18
Culture

We Still Need ‘They Live,' the Most Relevant 80s Movie

It's been 30 years since John Carpenter's classic alien invasion movie hit theaters, and it's more important than ever.
Beckett Mufson
11.7.18
conspiracy theories

The Internet's Six Wildest Theories on the New Mexico Observatory Mystery

Aliens are here, a massive sun disaster is coming, and more!
River Donaghey
9.14.18
conspiracy theories

Fear of a Flat Planet: Inside Canada’s First-Ever Flat Earth Conference

What happened when the world's most well known flat earthers recently took over West Edmonton Mall.
Mack Lamoureux
8.31.18
extremism

The Strange True Story of the Godfather of Conspiracy Theories

From Ol' Dirty Bastard to Alex Jones and Donald Trump, William Cooper's deranged ideas have been felt insanely far and wide.
Seth Ferranti
8.27.18
Content Wars

Facebook Is Using Bad Free Speech Arguments to Defend InfoWars

In a series of tweets, Facebook told reporters that conspiracy theories are a matter of free speech.
Sarah Emerson
7.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This New Flat Earther Theory Has Something to Do with Pac-Man

Along with the idea that our planet is actually shaped like a diamond.
Drew Schwartz
5.1.18
conspiracy theories

We Analysed Evidence That the Denver Airport Is the Illuminati Headquarters

Like, do the runways really need to resemble a Swastika?
David Allegretti
3.29.18
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