Web of Conspiracy: A Guide to Conspiracy Theory Sites on the Internet

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Information Today, Inc., 2008 - Computers - 266 pages
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From 9/11 and Roswell to Princess Di and the grassy knoll, this survey explores 18 of the world’s most intriguing conspiracy theories. The facts surrounding each theory are examined in detail, exploring the background of those who presented them as well as other lesser-known arguments. Following the recent virtual explosion of conspiracy theory interest and activity on the World Wide Web, the examination includes recommendations for websites that advocate, speculate, and debunk. At once informative and entertaining, this is a detailed, clear-eyed exploration for those who think they've heard it all.

 

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Contents

Chapter
9
Chapter 3
25
Chapter 4
39
Chapter 5
53
Chapter 7
68
Chapter 8
83
Chapter 10
121
Chapter 11
135
Chapter 13
163
Chapter 15
189
Chapter 17
209
Chapter 18
231
About the Authors
255
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About the author (2008)

James F. Broderick, a former reporter and copy editor, teaches journalism at New Jersey City University in Jersey City, New Jersey. He is the author of The Literary Galaxy of Star Trek and Paging New Jersey: A Literary Guide to the Garden State, which was named a New Jersey Notable Book. He lives in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Darren W. Miller has worked as a reporter and editor and is the recipient of several journalism awards. He is a coauthor of Consider the Source: A Critical Guide to 100 Prominent News and Information Sites on the Web. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

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