conspiracy

6.24.19

The Fans Who Refuse to Believe Michael Jackson Is Dead

On the tenth anniversary of his death, we look at some of the conspiracy theories surrounding the disgraced king of pop.

6.13.19

Rick Gates and Mike Flynn Just Got Subpoenaed by House Democrats

Democrats are now calling in direct witnesses.

5.14.19

Sweden vs. U.S.: Who'll Get Their Hands on Julian Assange First?

The extradition battle is heating up.

5.7.19

Pamela Anderson Redeclares Her Love for Julian Assange After Visiting Him in Prison

“I love him,” she told reporters. “I can’t imagine what he’s been going through.”

4.15.19

YouTube’s Bad Anti-Conspiracy Algorithm Links Notre Dame Fire to 9/11 Attacks

The "information panel" feature, which is supposed to defend against fake news spread, promoted a link to terror attacks.

3.19.19

The American Mafia Has Become an Unhinged Reality Show

The link between the killing of a Gambino mob boss and an apparently MAGA-loving QAnon suspect is part of a descent into postmodern chaos.

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2.12.19

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.

1.17.19

Chicago police officers found not guilty of conspiring to cover up Laquan McDonald's death

They were accused of falsifying police reports after their colleague, Jason Van Dyke, fired 16 shots at the 17-year-old black teenager.

11.27.18

Chicago police department's "Code of Silence" goes on trial in Laquan McDonald cover-up

Public interest in the case exploded after Chicago released damning dash-cam video contradicting police claims.

9.18.18

New Mexico Sheriff Still Very Pissed About the Solar Observatory Mystery

"I think it’s chicken shit the way the FBI handled it."

9.6.18

Alex Jones and Infowars just got kicked off Twitter for good

Twitter said in a tweet that @infowars and @realalexjones had too long violated its “abusive behavior policy.” ​

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