Geno Smith appeared to join Kyrie Irving in embracing flat Earth conspiracies, and the internet went nuts

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images Geno Smith appeared to embrace flat Earth theories in a series of tweets on Saturday. Smith took time to retweet arguments from both sides of the debate, encouraging people to question the “truths” laid before them. In the end, Smith walked back his original comments slightly, claiming that the tweets were […]

YouTube finally notices Infowars is peddling dangerous conspiracies

Earlier this week, YouTube took down a video from one of Infowars’ channels. It was one of many videos out there claiming that students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are not in fact students and school shooting survivors, but are instead paid “crisis actors.” The video, which was titled “David Hogg Can’t Remember His […]

Advertisers begin dropping Sean Hannity’s show amid the controversy over Seth Rich conspiracies

Mike Segar/Reuters Fox News host Sean Hannity has begun losing advertisers amid heightened controversy surrounding his decision to draw attention to conspiracy theories about the death of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich. In recent weeks, Hannity has repeatedly pushed the claim that Rich was not the victim of a botched robbery, as authorities suspect, […]