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# conspiracy-theories - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Conspiracy website Infowars files for bankruptcy as Alex Jones faces libel lawsuits
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Conspiracy website Infowars files for bankruptcy as Alex Jones faces libel lawsuits

Apr 19th 2022, 8:39 AM 17,930 Views 0 Comments

Jones previously claimed that the Sandy Hook school shootings did not happen.

# conspiracy-theories - Sunday 30 January, 2022

'They're not going to go away': Where does Ireland's anti-lockdown movement go next?

'They're not going to go away': Where does Ireland's anti-lockdown movement go next?

Jan 30th 2022, 12:05 AM 61,724 Views 0 Comments
  • Parts of the anti-lockdown movement have shifted their focus since restrictions were eased last week, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • Sceptics and conspiracy theorists believe the Government announcement precedes a bigger crisis.
  • Recent events suggest the movement may be becoming more regionalised and attracting smaller numbers.

# conspiracy-theories - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

'Violent rhetoric' within Irish anti-lockdown movement 'should not be underestimated' - report
# Covid Sceptics
# Covid Sceptics

'Violent rhetoric' within Irish anti-lockdown movement 'should not be underestimated' - report

Dec 15th 2021, 1:04 PM 36,259 Views 0 Comments

The ISD report details some of the main players in Ireland’s anti-lockdown movement.

# conspiracy-theories - Friday 18 June, 2021

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People
# Shock Sharing
# Shock Sharing

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 3:20 PM 12,303 Views 12 Comments

Aoife Gallagher says it’s tempting to share content that horrifies you, but it only serves to amplify the hate.

# conspiracy-theories - Thursday 15 April, 2021

The Explainer: From influencers to QAnon - how misinformation changed in Ireland over the past year
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: From influencers to QAnon - how misinformation changed in Ireland over the past year

Apr 15th 2021, 6:30 PM 7,179 Views 0 Comments

From WhatsApp messages to conspiracy theories, we explore how misinformation has evolved over the last 12 months.

# conspiracy-theories - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories
# Qanon
# Qanon

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories

Feb 4th 2021, 8:56 AM 35,080 Views 35 Comments

There have been calls for Marjorie Taylor Greene to be punished for her online embrace of racist views and bizarre conspiracy theories.

# conspiracy-theories - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Facebook bans all accounts linked to conspiracy group QAnon
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Facebook bans all accounts linked to conspiracy group QAnon

Oct 7th 2020, 7:05 AM 25,430 Views 49 Comments

Campaigners described the move as a “much-needed, if belated, step” from Facebook.

# conspiracy-theories - Saturday 19 September, 2020

'The Infodemic': Ireland's weak far-right hopes to gain from online conspiracies and misinformation
# Far-right Protests
# Far-right Protests

'The Infodemic': Ireland's weak far-right hopes to gain from online conspiracies and misinformation

Sep 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 133,905 Views 0 Comments

Fringe groups are feeding off public frustration and misinformation.

# conspiracy-theories - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Here's why you might never fall down a YouTube conspiracy theory rabbit hole again
# Illuminati Confirmed
From The Daily Edge
# Illuminati Confirmed

Here's why you might never fall down a YouTube conspiracy theory rabbit hole again

Jan 30th 2019, 10:48 AM 4,976 Views 5 Comments

The site is cracking down on content.

# conspiracy-theories - Monday 10 July, 2017

Conor McGregor said Tupac's old gaff had a "mad pong" out of it
# The Notorious
From The Daily Edge
# The Notorious

Conor McGregor said Tupac's old gaff had a "mad pong" out of it

Jul 10th 2017, 10:36 AM 9,223 Views 0 Comments

Febreeze, anyone?

# conspiracy-theories - Monday 1 May, 2017

Can You Match This Celebrity to Their Favourite Conspiracy Theory?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Can You Match This Celebrity to Their Favourite Conspiracy Theory?

May 1st 2017, 1:00 PM 7,491 Views 6 Comments

Does anyone really believe that Tupac is still alive in Cuba?

# conspiracy-theories - Saturday 25 March, 2017

11 bizarre celebrity conspiracy theories that you'll probably lose hours to
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
From The Daily Edge
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE

11 bizarre celebrity conspiracy theories that you'll probably lose hours to

Mar 25th 2017, 8:00 PM 25,089 Views 3 Comments

Settle in. Make a cup of tea.

# conspiracy-theories - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House
# Kyle Odom
# Kyle Odom

Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House

Mar 9th 2016, 9:20 PM 15,332 Views 20 Comments

Kyle Odom, a former Marine from Idaho, has a history of mental illness.

# conspiracy-theories - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo
# Conspiracy Theories
# Conspiracy Theories

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

Jul 8th 2015, 2:35 PM 22,787 Views 100 Comments

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

# conspiracy-theories - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Egyptian TV claims The Simpsons predicted the Syrian civil war
# Tinfoil Hat
From The Daily Edge
# Tinfoil Hat

Egyptian TV claims The Simpsons predicted the Syrian civil war

May 7th 2014, 7:30 PM 22,214 Views 44 Comments

They say a 2001 episode of the long-running cartoon hints that the Syrian conflict was “premeditated”.

# conspiracy-theories - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

7 people who are weirdly miffed about the Rose of Tralee
# Sour Grapes
From The Daily Edge
# Sour Grapes

7 people who are weirdly miffed about the Rose of Tralee

Aug 21st 2013, 10:28 AM 10,046 Views 2 Comments

Some people are never happy.

# conspiracy-theories - Saturday 10 September, 2011

9/11 conspiracy theories: the alternative accounts of September 11
# 9/11
# 9/11

9/11 conspiracy theories: the alternative accounts of September 11

Sep 10th 2011, 3:00 PM 9,216 Views 87 Comments

No planes, controlled demolitions, holograms and missiles – just some of the theories surrounding 9/11.