When someone attempts to make you afraid of something that hasn't happened instead of a true, present danger, suspect this nefarious ploy.
Sharing QAnon disinformation is harming the children devotees purport to help.
Pandemic rumors and information overload make separating fact from fancy difficult, putting people's health and lives at risk.
YouTube's constantly changing hate speech and harassment policies beg the question: Where exactly is the line?
On Monday morning, YouTube removed Infowars and The Alex Jones Channel from its platform, following similar bans from Apple, Spotify and Facebook.
Global warming, the MMR vaccine, UFOs, and more are in the spotlight so far. But will it work?
It marks the third such defamation against Jones, but it's not clear the plaintiffs will have an easy case ahead of them.
It’s one of only five spacecraft that will exit the Solar System, and the only one we have a chance to aim at another star. Of all the spacecraft ever launched, […]
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump claimed that Google is deliberately manipulating its algorithms to shut out conservative media outlets from news search results.
A recent poll shows a third of Americans think another civil war is likely. How worried should we be?
Conspiracy theorising may be a symptom of a breakdown of trust in institutions like the government and the media.
Is it a super-secret place for the global el33t? Or is it just a bunch of n00bs masquerading as true h4x0rs?
A new study out of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville traces a disturbing correlation.
Among other things, researchers found that there are two subgroups of the Alt-Right, but that the more economically motivated members may buy into White Supremacy over time.
Survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida are demanding that lawmakers in Washington take action on gun control measures.
The Justice Department announces the end of privately run Bureau of Prisons jails, and activists are excited.
In his recent New Republic article titled “Liberals Are Killing Art: How the Left became obsessed with ideology over beauty,” art critic Jed Perl makes a convoluted argument that liberalism […]
I learned about last week’s fire in Seaside Park through a conspiracy theory. It read simply: ‘And I’m sure this was an accident.’ Given Jersey’s long history of questionable accidents—just […]
“I’ll take American Fashion History for $500, Alex.” “The answer: This man was the first American to be admitted as a member of the Chambre syndicale du prêt-à-porter des couturiers […]
No doubt everyone has seen the two-part Piers Morgan interview of conspiracy-weaver, gun “enthusiast” and upcoming thespian, Alex Jones. The interview is truly bizarre: firstly, for making so many people […]
Have you read the 2008 Supreme Court decision that gives all Americans the right to own guns? Probably not. I hadn’t, until the other day, when I was stunned […]
The Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University is sponsoring a video contest on the future of news to […]