Conspiracy Theories












Could Hillary Clinton’s commitment to opening the (X?) files on Area 51 appeal to enough conspiracy theorists that it swings the presidential election for her? George Johnson speculates for the New York…



There’s a long tradition of disinfonauts taking issue with debunkers like Michael Shermer, so this one’s for you! Daniel Engber nails some holier-than-thou debunkers at the excellent FiveThirtyEight: In 2012, network scientist and…






A group of Italian academics has published a rather serious paper in the journal “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America” focusing on how “misinformation” spreads online, a subject which I suspect disinfonauts have some experience with.