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‘No Dumb Questions’: What is QAnon?

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How monkeypox myths mimic lies about covid and AIDS

How monkeypox myths mimic lies about covid and AIDS

Different virus, same misinformation playbook

Truth Social — Trump’s ‘free speech’ Twitter — is accused of shadow banning: Here’s what that means

Truth Social — Trump’s ‘free speech’ Twitter — is accused of shadow banning: Here’s what that means

The platform doesn’t include as many truths as it claims.

Key agencies have deleted text messages from Jan. 6. Are they gone for good?

Key agencies have deleted text messages from Jan. 6. Are they gone for good?

An expert weighs in on the growing controversy surrounding missing communications from Defense, Homeland Security and Secret Service officials.

Alex Jones’ origin story: 4 moments that shaped the ‘multiplatform prophet of paranoia’

Alex Jones’ origin story: 4 moments that shaped the ‘multiplatform prophet of paranoia’

His misinformation brought him fame. Now, it is at the center of the Sandy Hook defamation trial.

15 QAnon-linked candidates have won key primaries in 2022. The GOP and its leaders are embracing them.

15 QAnon-linked candidates have won key primaries in 2022. The GOP and its leaders are embracing them.

Some candidates with conspiracy ties are getting big help from a Republican Party eager to retake the House.

Little Miss Viral Meme: The rise and fall of the latest ‘remix meme,’ from self-expression to radicalization

Little Miss Viral Meme: The rise and fall of the latest ‘remix meme,’ from self-expression to radicalization

How a viral trend is dissolved by hate and commercialization — but not before it does some good.