The GOP strategist Roger Stone predicted in an interview with Infowars that Trump would soon be charged with "bank fraud or tax fraud."
Amazon supports Jones' store, which sells supplements that purport to help with sleep, help digestion, and "create superior male vitality in men."
Facebook's employees wanted the ban to extend to posts supporting or praising Alex Jones, but Zuckerberg vetoed that part of it.
Federal investigators are studying how the agitation of right-wing influencers might have inspired the Capitol insurrection, says the Washington Post.
Trump supporters surrounded and yelled at a Telemundo reporter as she attempted to report from Maricopa County election centre in Arizona. ABC15 Arizona reporter Zach Crenshaw tweeted photos and footage of crowds gathering as thousands of votes from the county were counted inside the building. One supporter shown in the […]
Spotify said Thursday that Joe Rogan’s podcast has outdone expectations, and its now its number-one show in its English-speaking markets. Rogan’s podcast provoked outcry after the latest episode featured far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones as a guest. Jones was booted off Spotify in 2018 for breaking hate-speech policies. Spotify’s executives […]
Podcast host Joe Rogan invited Alex Jones, America’s most prominent conspiracy theorist, on his show this week. Rogan defended hosting Jones by saying he’s “gotten so many things right” – even as he’s made false inflammatory claims like saying the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax – and has been […]
CEO Daniel Ek stands by Joe Rogan’s decision to have Alex Jones on his podcast, saying “We obviously review all the content that goes up. And it doesn’t matter if you’re Joe Rogan or anyone else.” On Tuesday, an episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience” became available to stream, featuring […]
Spotify emailed managers after Alex Jones’ appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast that’s hosted on the streaming service, BuzzFeed News reported Wednesday. In the internal email, the Spotify exec Horacio Gutierrez said “it’s important to have diverse voices and points of view on our platform” and that it wouldn’t prevent podcasts […]
The popular podcaster Joe Rogan hosted the far-right personality Alex Jones on his Spotify podcast on Tuesday. Jones, who has repeatedly claimed that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax, was booted from Spotify’s platform in 2018 for violating its “prohibited content” policies. After Tuesday’s episode went live, […]
Trump and his allies have been particularly on fire this week spreading baseless conspiracy theories. They might be turning up the heat because after three and a half years of his presidency, his critics are harder to outrage and his base is harder to excite. Or it’s possible that Trump’s […]
As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, with millions infected and thousands dead, billionaire Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has pledged a quarter billion dollars to combat the disease through his foundation. Gates has been an advocate for pandemic preparedness for years, and his Bill and Melinda […]
To all of Donald Trump’s most hardcore media supporters, the novel coronavirus pandemic is not the final step in a grand conspiracy against you or your dear leader. You are spreading misinformation to an enormous audience, misinformation that could put lives in danger. Feel free to “own the libs” all […]
Earlier this week, YouTube deleted the channels of two popular far-right YouTubers, then reinstated them both less than two days later. YouTube announced new policies for dealing with hate speech in June in an effort to stop the spread of extremist content on the video streaming platform. In a recent […]
The FBI warned in a previously unseen document obtained by Yahoo News that conspiracy theories pose a significant new domestic terrorism threat. The bureau went on to lay out several events in which individuals’ belief in hoaxes and conspiracy theories led to or could have led to violence. They included […]
Lawyers for the Sandy Hook families suing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones say that Jones included child pornography in documents Jones turned over to the families as part of their lawsuit against him. Citing court documents filed Monday, the Connecticut Post reported the law firm representing families currently suing Jones stated […]
US conspiracy site Infowars has agreed to pay $US15,000 to the creator of Pepe the Frog, after using the image in merchandise sold during the 2016 election. The case was due to go to trial next month but the two parties reached an agreement on Monday. Vice was first to […]