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Alex Jones’ $49.3M verdict and the future of misinformation

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Alex Jones is ordered to pay $49.3 million in damages for his lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Jones claimed the nation's deadliest school shooting was a hoax. The verdict is the first of three Sandy Hook-related cases against Jones to be decided. Free speech experts say any chilling effect should be limited to people who disseminate false information.
2 months ago·Austin, United States

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What does Alex Jones’ US$49.3M verdict mean for the future of misinformation?

Alex Jones is facing a hefty price tag for his lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre — US$49.3 million in damages, and counting, for claiming the nation’s deadliest school shooting was a hoax — a punishing salvo in a fledgling war on harmful misinformation.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The IndependentThe Independent

Alex Jones’ $49.3M verdict and the future of misinformation

Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is facing a hefty price tag for his lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre — $49.3 million in damages and counting — for claiming the nation’s deadliest school shooting was a hoax

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Alex Jones’ $49.3M verdict and the future of misinformation

Alex Jones is facing a hefty price tag for his lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre - $49.3 million in damages, and counting, for claiming the nation’s deadliest school shooting was a hoax - a punishing salvo in a fledgling war on harmful misinformation.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Alex Jones’ $49.3M verdict and the future of misinformation

Alex Jones is facing a hefty price tag for his lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre — $49.3 million in damages, and counting , for claiming the nation’s deadliest school shooting was a hoax — a punishing salvo in a fledgling war on harmful misinformation.

2 months ago·United States
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What does Alex Jones's verdict mean for the future of misinformation?

InforWars' Alex Jones will pay a hefty price for his conspiracy — but in a world of fake news, what does the verdict mean for the misinformation ecosystem?

2 months ago·Australia
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Alex Jones’ $49.3M verdict and the future of misinformation

By MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated PressAlex Jones is facing a hefty price tag for his lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre — $49.3 million in damages, and counting, for claiming the nation’s deadliest school shooting was a hoax — a punishing salvo in a fledgling war on harmful misinformation.But what does this week’s verdict, the first of three Sandy Hook-related cases against Jones to be decided, mean for the larger misinformation …

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