What journalists should know when reporting on conspiracy theories


As much as journalists may want to ignore conspiracy theories and the figures behind them, it would be irresponsible to do so. It is similarly irresponsible, however, to platform and legitimize perspectives that are verifiably false. 

For journalists, this is the double-edged sword. How do we accurately and responsibly cover false beliefs that powerful leaders are using to inform their decisions and actions?

Read the article published by International Journalists’ Network (IJNet)