By Colin Klein, Adam Dunn, Peter Clutton Why do people believe conspiracy theories? Is it because of who they are, what they’ve encountered, or a combination of both? The answer is important. Belief in conspiracy theories helps fuel climate change denial, anti-vaccination stances, racism, and distrust of the media and science. In a paper published…
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QAnon and the Storm of the U.S. Capitol: The Offline Effect of Online Conspiracy Theories
By Marc-André Argentino What is the cost of propaganda, misinformation and conspiracy theories? Democracy and public safety, to name just two things. The United...Read
ISIS and the Militant Jihad on Instagram, Part III: Counter-Narrative Strategies
This article is the third of a three-part series. Part one is HERE and part two is HERE. By Anne Speckhard and Molly Ellenberg...Read
ISIS and the Militant Jihad on Instagram, Part II: Terrorist Propagandizing and Recruitment Strategies
This article is the second of a three-part series. Part one is HERE and part three is HERE. By Anne Speckhard and Molly Ellenberg Research...Read
ISIS and the Militant Jihad on Instagram, Part I: Identifying Supporters
This article is part one of a three-part series. Part two is HERE and part three is HERE. By Anne Speckhard and Molly Ellenberg...Read
The Christchurch Terror Attack: A Case of Online Radicalisation?
By Joe Whittaker & Chamin Herath On 15 March, 2019, a far-right terrorist conducted two consecutive attacks at Mosques in New Zealand’s capital, Christchurch. The...Read
Can Social Networking Platforms Prevent Polarisation and Violent Extremism?
By Vivian Gerrand The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified calls for urgent action to mitigate some of the worst harms societies are experiencing as a...Read