Conspiracy theories have been around for hundreds of years. From secret projects to secret government societies, these theories are prevalent across society. We speak with two conspiracy experts about how these stories arise, why they’re so pervasive online and why artificial intelligence may make these narratives more difficult to detect.
- Colin Dickey, writer, author, Under the Eye of Power: How Fear of Secret Societies Shapes American Democracy | twitter: @colindickey
- Dr. Erik Nisbet, Owen L. Coon Professor of Policy Analysis & Communication, Northwestern University