Cover: Conspiracy Theories Have Much in Common. Their Differences May Hold the Key to Identifying When They Turn Violent.

Conspiracy Theories Have Much in Common. Their Differences May Hold the Key to Identifying When They Turn Violent.

Published in: Jigsaw website (2021)

Posted on rand.org Dec 22, 2021

by Yasmin Green, William Marcellino

In a study led by researchers at the RAND Corporation, the team conducted a modeling effort to analyze conspiracy theory discourse at scale, ultimately analyzing 150,000 social media posts covering four popular conspiracy theories—alien visitation, white genocide, COVID origin, and anti-vaccination.

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