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Alex Jones, Guest Talk Child Sex Slaves on Mars

Forcing NASA to deny the conspiracy theory

(Newser) - NASA says child sex slaves have not—we repeat: have not—been kidnapped and taken to Mars. NASA issued the ridiculous denial to the Daily Beast after a guest Thursday on The Alex Jones Show claimed otherwise. Robert David Steele—who Space.com notes was listed as a "CIA... More »

Not Very Many People Actually Watched the Kelly-Jones Interview

NBC show lost out to '60 Minutes,' 'America's Funniest Home Videos'

(Newser) - Based on the level of hype leading up to the Megyn Kelly-Alex Jones interview Sunday night, one might assume everyone in America watched it. Not so: The interview actually got Kelly her lowest ratings yet since Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly premiered on NBC June 4, the Los Angeles Times... More »

Jones Short on Straight Answers in Kelly Interview

Critics say she was 'out of her league'

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly's deeply controversial interview with Alex Jones aired Sunday night—and although a sizable chunk of her Sunday Night segment on Jones and his Infowars media operation was devoted to explaining why NBC would give airtime to a man who has claimed the Sandy Hook mass shooting was... More »

One NBC Station Takes Stand on Megyn Kelly Interview

Connecticut's WVIT says decision will spare Sandy Hook parents more pain

(Newser) - The firestorm continues over Megyn Kelly's controversial interview of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Connecticut's NBC affiliate has decided not to air Kelly's show Sunday night, the Hartford Courant reports. In an internal memo obtained by the paper, WVIT general manager Susan Tully tells staff the decision to... More »

Alex Jones Leaks Audio 'Humiliating' Megyn Kelly

Jones claims he was taken out of context in interview promos

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly might now be wishing she listened to critics of her controversial choice to interview conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Claiming his comments were taken "out of context" in promos for the NBC interview airing Sunday, Jones has begun releasing what he says is secretly-recorded audio of his conversations... More »

Here's What Megyn Kelly Has to Say About Jones Interview

She finds his Sandy Hook comments 'revolting'

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly is under fire for her decision to sit down with Infowars host Alex Jones, who has peddled conspiracy theories, including the idea that the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was faked by the government. But on Tuesday she defended the interview, which will air on NBC News Sunday.... More »

Report: Ads Yanked Over Megyn Kelly's Sunday Interview

JP Morgan Chase apparently doesn't want its ads next to Alex Jones promos

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly's interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is set to air Sunday on NBC, and there's been no shortage of outrage over her decision to give airtime to the man who says the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax. The Wall Street Journal reports by way of... More »

Megyn Kelly's Next Interview Is a Doozy

She's taking flak for her sit-down with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly's first interview for her new Sunday show on NBC News was none other than Vladimir Putin. But the guest coming up on her June 18 show may be generating even more attention: conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of Infowars . Given that Jones has suggested, among other things, that... More »

In Reversal, Radio Host Alex Jones Apologizes to Chobani

Jones has settled a lawsuit brought against him by the yogurt company

(Newser) - Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says he has settled a lawsuit filed by Greek yogurt giant Chobani, reversing course from previous claims that he would never back down in the defamation case, the AP reports. Jones read a brief statement at the end of his radio show... More »

Alex Jones Loses Sole Custody of Kids

Ex-wife to decide where 3 kids will live

(Newser) - A jury in Texas has stripped right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of having primary custody of his children and awarded joint custody to his ex-wife, reports the AP . State District Judge Orlinda Naranjo also announced Kelly Jones will decide where their three children will live, reports the... More »

Chobani Yogurt Just Sued Alex Jones, Infowars

Company says stories falsely accuse it of bringing crime, disease to Idaho

(Newser) - Conspiracy peddler Alex Jones has another lawsuit to handle. Greek yogurt maker Chobani has sued Jones' Infowars for publishing what it calls fake and defamatory stories related to the company's plant in Twin Falls, Idaho, reports BuzzFeed . Two examples: One video headlined, "Idaho Yogurt Maker Caught Importing Migrant... More »

Alex Jones' Court Defense: I'm Just a 'Performance Artist'

Infowars founder is in a custody dispute

(Newser) - Alex Jones is maybe the nation's most well-known conspiracy theorist thanks to his controversial Infowars program. But the radio host is now locked in a custody dispute forcing his lawyers into an argument that surely won't please Jones' many followers: The attorneys say his on-air persona is largely... More »

Alex Jones: Sorry for PizzaGate

Apologizes to owner of DC pizzeria targeted by gunman, invites him on his show

(Newser) - Alex Jones is abandoning the PizzaGate conspiracy theory , and has issued an apology to the owner of Comet Ping Pong, the pizzeria in Washington, DC, that was falsely rumored to be the site of a child sex trafficking ring last year, reports the Hill . "In our commentary about what... More »

Daughter of Sandy Hook Victim Has Plea for Trump

She wants him to cut his ties with Alex Jones

(Newser) - Erica Lafferty, daughter of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School principal Dawn Hochsprung, wants Donald Trump to cut his ties with a man who claims the 2012 Connecticut mass shooting didn't really happen. Radio host Alex Jones, who also runs the Infowars website, "has fanned the flames of a... More »

Drudge Gives Rare Interview, Bashes 'Old, Sick' Clinton

Also wonders 'Why aren't we seeing Hillary's lovers?'

(Newser) - For all his influence in the media biz, Matt Drudge himself is downright invisible. But the creator of the Drudge Report gave a rare interview to radio host Alex Jones Tuesday in which he offered up his views on topics ranging from Hillary Clinton to social media. (Drudge remained off-camera... More »

Federal Official: It's a 'Terrorist Attack'

And early reactions to Boston bombings appear online

(Newser) - A federal law enforcement official called today's fatal explosions in Boston a "terrorist attack" but said it wasn't clear whether the responsible party was foreign or domestic, CNN reports. Meanwhile speculation, dread, and political agendas are swirling around the Internet as the story unfolds. Slate notes the... More »

Piers Morgan: My Guest Was 'Best Argument' for Gun Laws

Alex Jones' rant was 'really quite scary,' he says

(Newser) - CNN's Piers Morgan thinks gun-rights proponent Alex Jones's memorable appearance on his show last night made a fine case—for his opponents. "He was the best advertisement for gun control you could wish for," Morgan tells Politico , referring to the conservative radio host. "That kind... More »

Pro-Gun Petition Founder Blows Up at Piers Morgan

'1776 will commence again,' Alex Jones warns host

(Newser) - Things got pretty heated on Piers Morgan Tonight as the host came face-to-face with the man who started a petition to deport him for supporting gun control. Morgan barely got a word in as conspiracy theorist talk show host Alex Jones attacked him as a "hatchet man of the... More »

Here Come the Wacky Conspiracy Theories

Frozen, alive, or zombie-fied?

(Newser) - The fish had barely begun to nibble on Osama bin Laden before wild conspiracy theories about his demise—or lack of—began to circulate. The US government is considering releasing photos and video of the dead al-Qaeda kingpin, but in the meantime, conspiracy theorists are having a field day:
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Alex Jones: Glenn Beck Is Ripping Me Off!

Conspiracy-loving host thinks Beck is, well, a conspiracy

(Newser) - Ever notice a distinct similarity between the conspiracy-laden rants of Glenn Beck and Alex Jones? Well Jones has, too, and naturally, he thinks it’s a conspiracy. In an interview with New York magazine , spotted by the Atlantic , Jones says Beck ripped him off—and is up to no good.... More »

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