NBC stations pressed not to air segment with conspiracy theorist
19 June 2017 | 5:04 am
More network affiliates should join NBC Connecticut in refusing to air Megyn Kelly's interview with Alex Jones, a conspiracy theorist who has suggested that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax, a gun control group said on Saturday.
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Texas officials charged a 17-year-old student with murder in the shooting of 10 people, including fellow pupils, at his high school on Friday.
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Twitter Inc. permanently banned conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and the account of his InfoWars website, saying content Jones posted Wednesday violates the social network’s abuse and harassment policies.
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