Infowars

Memes

Alex Jones’s Pepe the Frog Copyright Trial Will Help Decide Who Can Use Memes

Are memes fair use? Or can you be sued for sharing and profiting off them?
Matthew Gault
5.17.19
Pepe the Frog

Read the Best Parts of Alex Jones's 159-Page Deposition About Pepe the Frog

Jones is getting sued for allegedly violating the copyright of Pepe the Frog's creator by selling Pepe posters on Infowars.
Matthew Gault
4.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Florida Man Destroying Roger Stone on Infowars Is So Satisfying

"You guys are snowflakes, and you’re going to go down in prison. You’re facing 40-plus years, Stone. It's coming down on you."
Allie Conti
2.13.19
I Tried

I Tried to Become One of Alex Jones's InfoWarriors

VICE’s Will Tilghman spent a week getting all of his “news” from InfoWars and surviving solely on the food and supplements the site peddles.
Drew Schwartz
1.30.19
Wikipedia

Wikipedia Bans Right Wing Site Breitbart as a Source for Facts

Alex Jones' InfoWars and the far-right media outlet Breitbart—as well as progressive website Occupy Democrats—a can’t be used as a source of fact in Wikipedia articles anymore, “due to its unreliability.”
Samantha Cole
10.2.18
data hoarding

This Data Hoarder Is Downloading the Metadata of Roughly 10 Billion YouTube Videos

Reddit’s data hoarding community is all too familiar with massive archival projects, but collecting all of YouTube’s metadata presents some unique challenges.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.4.18
Infowars

The FCC Shut Down a Pirate Radio Station Broadcasting Alex Jones

Regulators in Texas have put a stop to a pirate radio station operating out of a crumbling apartment complex.
Matthew Gault
8.16.18
Infowars

Deplatforming Works

Alex Jones says getting banned by YouTube and Facebook will only make him stronger. The research says that's not true.
Jason Koebler
8.10.18
Infowars Banned

YouTube Is the Latest Platform to Delete Alex Jones’ Channels For Violating Its Guidelines

The Alex Jones Channel, followed by millions of people, has been deleted from YouTube.
Sarah Emerson
8.6.18
Facebook

Facebook Suspends Alex Jones’ Profile

After facing a firestorm over misinformation on its platform, Facebook removed several videos from conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, and suspended his profile, meaning he cannot post any content himself for 30 days.
Joseph Cox
7.27.18
Whopper Sacrifice 2.0

How Burger King Can Fight InfoWars on Facebook

In 2009 the Whopper Sacrifice app encouraged people to unfriend people on Facebook in exchange for delicious burgers. It's time to bring it back.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.16.18
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
7.13.18
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