Infowars founder Alex Jones lost by default in two defamation cases over his claims that the Sandy Hook shooting was a "giant hoax."
Jones defended Joe Rogan, who said this week he was taking ivermectin, along with other medications, after testing positive for COVID-19.
He is the second person affiliated with InfoWars to be charged in relation to the riot. Samuel Montoya, a video editor, was arrested in April.
The GOP strategist Roger Stone predicted in an interview with Infowars that Trump would soon be charged with "bank fraud or tax fraud."
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 […]
Google has removed the Infowars Android app from its Play Store. According to WIRED, the move was prompted by Infowars founder Alex Jones disputing the need for social distancing, shelter in place measures, and quarantine efforts in a video published on the app. Jones espouses conspiracy theories on a wide […]
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 […]
A protestor who works for the right-wing talk radio and conspiracy site Infowars interrupted the first minutes of Monday’s impeachment hearing by yelling loudly in the hearing room. “We know who committed the crimes and it wasn’t Trump. Trump is innocent!” the protester, Owen Shroyer, yelled as he was escorted […]
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 […]
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 […]
After decrying the removal of several far-right personalities from social media platforms, President Donald Trump retweeted several people that espouse similar views, including Infowars contributor Paul Joseph Watson and Canadian far-right activist Lauren Southern. Trump also retweeted videos from Infowars and from an unverified account called “Deep State Exposed.” Trump’s […]
Facebook said it is barring several prominent conspiracy theorists from its social network. The company said the move was in line with its rules prohibiting organisations or people that promote violence or hate. The move follows criticism that Facebook’s platform has allowed the spread of misinformation and hate speech. Visit […]
Roger Stone pleaded not guilty to seven counts of obstruction, false statements, and witness tampering. Stone has struck a defiant tone since being arrested and charged last week, accusing the special counsel Robert Mueller of being a “rogue prosecutor who has more power than the president” and telling reporters he […]
Roger Stone has settled a defamation lawsuit with a Chinese businessman he attacked as a “turncoat criminal” in articles for right-wing conspiracy site InfoWars. He will publicly retract and apologise for the claims he made about Chinese businessman Guo Wengui in the news media and on his social media in […]
Tim Cook has said people sowing “hate, division, or violence” have no place on Apple platforms. He specifically decried white supremacists. Cook said Apple showed this year that it won’t enable “violent conspiracy theorists,” in an apparent reference to Alex Jones, who Apple permanently banned from its platforms earlier this […]