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Conspiracypedia: Key actors

This resource provides concise updates on conspiracy theories, including Key Actors, Media & Organizations and Narratives & Terms.

John Pilger

01 January 2024
John Pilger (1939-2023) was an Australian journalist who gained notoriety through his writings and public comments on conflicts and war zones in countries including Venezuela, Ukraine and Syria. The veteran reporter first earned a reputation and garnered awards in the 1960s and 1970s as an independent journalist covering the Vietnam war, Cambodia under the Khmer […]
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Tucker Carlson

21 December 2023
Tucker Carlson (1969 - ) is an American far right columnist and television host. He was a star presenter on cable news channel Fox News, hosting the top-rated Tucker Carlson Tonight show from 2017 until his dismissal in 2023. At its height Carlson's nightly show attracted more than 3 million viewers daily. Carlson is also […]
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Alex Jones

29 November 2023
Alex Jones is an American far-right radio show host and prominent conspiracy theorist who runs InfoWars, one of the most influential conspiracy websites. The extreme-right media platform created in 1999 receives more than 10 million visits a month (SimilarWeb data) and generates annual sales estimated at several tens of millions of dollars. Jones spreads a […]
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Andrew Anglin

29 November 2023
Andrew Anglin (1984 - ) is a North American white supremacist who operates The Daily Stormer, one of the world's most influential neo-Nazi sites. On the Chinese platform Weibo, The Daily Stormer presents itself as "a group of American political dissidents who oppose the injustices and corruption of the deep state." Anglin is a loyal […]
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David Icke

26 November 2023
Among the alleged 'reptilians' in human form whom Icke declares rule the world, are members of the Rothschild family, George W. Bush, Hillary Clinton, Henry Kissinger, the Queen of England and Tony Blair. His website davidicke.com receives an average of nearly 2 million visits per month (SimilarWeb data). After a career as a football player […]
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Joseph Mercola

Joseph Mercola

05 September 2023
Joseph Mercola (1954 - ) is an American osteopath who is an advocate of so-called “alternative” medicine. Created in 1998, Mercola.com is one of the most popular alternative health platforms in the world and the flagship of a vast digital empire of disinformation. It features anti-vaccination and pseudo-scientific content as well as the promotion of […]
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Gordon Duff

Gordon Duff

14 June 2023
Gordon Duff is editor-in-chief of Veterans Today, a far-right American website that hosts Holocaust denial content and specialises in the dissemination of "anti-Zionist" conspiracy theories. He is a veteran who served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Duff sees the hand of Israel and its secret services behind most contemporary tragedies. In his […]
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James Fetzer

11 May 2023
He started promoting Holocaust denial ideas and spreading conspiracy theories in the 1990s. In 2005 Fetzer co-founded the Scholars for 9/11 Truth movement. He contributes to the antisemitic American website Veterans Today and regularly appears as a commentator for the Iranian channel Press TV. Fetzer ascribes to the theory that Mossad and the United States […]
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Robert Sungenis

Robert Sungenis

11 May 2023
Advocates of this theory like Sungenis, insist that the sun revolves around the Earth and not the other way around. On November 6, 2010, Sungenis organized a conference in South Bend (Indiana) with the same title as one of the books he had co-edited a few years earlier with Robert Bennett: Galileo Was Wrong, The […]
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Jack Posobiec

Jack Posobiec

27 March 2023
Jack Posobiec (1985 - ) is a prominent figure on the American Alt-Right who is influential across social media platforms and counts millions of followers. In 2018, he was employed by the television channel One America News Network (OANN), where he propagated multiple false and conspiracy information regarding "Pizzagate", the MacronLeaks and the death of […]
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