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What Next TBD: QAnon Goes Mainstream: How the conspiracy moved from the fringes of the internet to the White House press room.

What Next TBD: QAnon Goes Mainstream: How the conspiracy moved from the fringes of the internet to the White House press room.

FromSlate Daily Feed


What Next TBD: QAnon Goes Mainstream: How the conspiracy moved from the fringes of the internet to the White House press room.

FromSlate Daily Feed

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Length:
20 minutes
Released:
Aug 28, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

Not long ago, the QAnon conspiracy theory seemed to have lost momentum. Social media mentions had decreased. 8chan had gone offline. But since March, fueled by the pandemic and social media giants, the conspiracy has taken on new life.

What’s responsible for the rapid uptake of the movement? And now that QAnon has spilled over to the mainstream, how far can it go?

Guest:
Ali Breland, reporter at Mother Jones
 
Host
Celeste Headlee
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Released:
Aug 28, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode