Stories tagged: alex jones
Tue., Dec. 31, 2019
A Texas judge has ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay $100,000 in another court setback over the Infowars host. Jones is being sued for defamation in Texas by the …
Tue., Dec. 31, 2019
A Texas judge ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay $100,000 in another court setback over the Infowars host using his show to promote falsehoods that the 2012 Sandy Hook …
Thu., May 9, 2019
Facebook has permanently banned several hate-spewing firebrands, including Chicago-based Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones and former Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos, for being extremist …
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019
Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its main service and from Instagram, saying they violated the company’s ban against hate and violence.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018
Twitter’s decision to permanently ban conspiracy-slinger Alex Jones shows it’s serious about enforcing its policy against abuse. But it has a long way to go.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist, tried to make himself the sideshow – even the center – of a Senate hearing Wednesday on social media and elections.
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of “totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices” and says “we won’t let that happen.”
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company’s rules against inciting violence.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018
The behemoths of the internet have shunned Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist and paranoia monger. The debate over this cartel-like decision is much larger than Jones now, and it’s taking …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
Social media bans of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have thrust Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and others into a role they never wanted – as gatekeepers of discourse on their platforms, deciding …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company’s decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his “Infowars” show, as many other social media platforms have done, saying he …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
Facebook says it has taken down four pages belonging to rightwing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, including two featuring his “Infowars” show, for violating its hate speech and bullying policies.
Tue., July 31, 2018
One of the current complaints of the Trump right concerns the treatment given to Alex Jones by Facebook, which has temporarily banned the radio host for videos that violated “community …
Fri., June 1, 2018
The 30-year-old man whose eviction from his parents’ suburban home drew national attention finally left Friday, hours before a court-ordered deadline, with financial help from right-wing radio host and conspiracy …
Thu., May 24, 2018
An active FBI agent who responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School during the December 2012 school shooting is joining a group of families of children killed inside the school …
Tue., April 17, 2018
The families of two children slain in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have filed lawsuits against right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for claiming the shooting in …
Fri., March 9, 2018
The cartoonist who created Pepe the Frog has resolved a copyright infringement lawsuit that accused a Missouri woman of misusing the character to sell hate-promoting oil paintings.
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017
Keeping this body of lies chained up in the attic like some homicidal lunatic aunt doesn’t work.
Fri., June 16, 2017
NBC News vowed Friday to go ahead with Megyn Kelly’s report on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Sunday, despite his “efforts to distract and ultimately prevent” its airing.
Mon., June 12, 2017
Newtown families upset by Megyn Kelly interview with conspiracy theorist and ‘Infowars’ host Alex Jones
The families of some Sandy Hook shooting victims are angered that NBC is airing an interview by Megyn Kelly with a conspiracy theorist who has claimed the massacre never happened.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017
Right-wing radio provocateur Alex Jones vowed to “win or die” after Chobani sued him for defamation in April. He did neither, settling the lawsuit this week and issuing an apology …
Thu., April 27, 2017
Right-wing radio host Alex Jones says he will fight Chobani’s defamation lawsuit against him and will visit Idaho to expose Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya’s “Islamacist” agenda.
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017
Chobani, the Greek yogurt maker, is suing Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who says the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting was a hoax, 9/11 was an inside job …
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017
Chobani, the Greek yogurt maker, is suing Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who says the
Mon., April 24, 2017
Frightened people seek easy ways to comprehend the big, bad world. Alternative facts and realities are among the easiest.
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017
Anti-Clinton conspiracy theorists and online trolls pushed the lie that my pizza restaurant was being used to abduct children and commit heinous crimes.
Wed., April 19, 2017
The White House embrace of conspiratorial websites that promote outrageous lies feeds into Moscow’s efforts to sow confusion in Western democracies.
Tue., April 18, 2017
Members of the Newtown Board of Education hoped a newly elected President Donald Trump would speak out against a famous conspiracy theorist and others who question the Sandy Hook Elementary …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016
If past is prologue, Trump will, in this final week of the campaign, find a way to mention the story of Bill Clinton’s love child. Stone to Jones to Bannon …
Sun., Dec. 21, 2014
A protest spurred by a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy’s statement that angered self-described constitutionalists drew more than 300 people to the Spokane Valley Police Precinct parking lot Saturday afternoon. Many …