11 Nov 2022
The COP27 climate summit currently underway in Egypt is a good opportunity to examine conspiracy theories about the subject circulating online. One such example is about HAARP, a US research programme allegedly capable of controlling the weather. This false claim has been circulating online for years. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
2 Nov 2022
Some web users are falsely claiming that Paul Pelosi and the suspect who attacked him are gay lovers. Elon Musk, the new owner of Twitter, tweeted then deleted this unfounded conspiracy theory published by the Santa Monica Observer. Also, did Musk fire an employee on a live Joe Rogan show? We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
13 Nov 2021
Some people believe that all the natural disasters that have occurred recently are linked to HAARP; antennas and weapons allegedly used by the US Army to control the climate. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake. Also, we look at a fake video from 2008, claiming to be anti-health pass protests in Italy. Plus: fake news, 1918-style, when the US celebrated Armistice Day four days prematurely.
29 Sep 2020
An absurd conspiracy theory claiming that a global cabal is abducting and abusing children is gaining traction across the world. What explains its appeal amid the coronavirus pandemic?