Ex-Infowars video editor: "The information did not meet our expectations, so we made it up, preying on the vulnerable and feeding the prejudices and fears of Jones's audience. We ignored certain facts, fabricated others and took situations out of context."
This story by an ex-InfoWars employee is worth your time.
you should really read this wild essay from a young former Infowars staffer who left and has a lot of regrets
At 23, Josh Owens quit film school to work as a video editor for Alex Jones. This is his account of the years he spent within the Infowars empire.
Some of us said the business about Fukushima radiation making it across the Pacific was nonsense, but today we learned that that story was made up by Infowars.
Hey! If you heard my episode about Alex Jones' teenage years - - the man I met in the hotel lobby who set me on the journey has now written about his Infowars years for the
This NYT Mag feature from a former Infowars video editor has a very vivid description of Alex Jones drinking and driving on the way to film a publicity stunt
Fascinating look inside Infowars & the mind of Alex Jones by ex-employee. We knew he was a pathological liar & fabulist but this is beyond belief. Yet this shows even "shut eyes" can open them to see through the BS. People CAN reason their way to reality.
If you want more on how Infowars crews operate in the field, here's former producer turned whistleblower Josh Owens (the same whistleblower featured in my story on Alex)
Must read: I Worked for Alex Jones. I Regret It.
On one occasion, he threatened to send out a memo banning laughter in the office. “We’re in a war,” he said, and he wanted people to act accordingly.
Longread. Disinformation warfare: I Worked for Alex Jones. I Regret It.
This article doesn’t even come close to describing the type of behavior Hollywood actors engage in, and that media refused to report on and still won’t report on.
This piece by former InfoWars "reporter" Josh Owens reveals all the insanity you'd expect but also the pathetic sadness of those who continue to enable, peddle, and profit from malicious lies.
I'm glad an interaction with actual Muslims, human beings doing normal things like flying in a plane, was part of the wake up call for this writer. If only others in the right wing ecosystem..."I Worked for Alex Jones. I Regret It."
Weirdly uninformative about what attracted him to the cult in the first place.
"It is not a coincidence that the least accomplished leader of the Labour Party is also its only anti-Semitic one." --Anthony Julius on Jeremy Corbyn
"I Worked for Alex Jones. I Regret It."
"The information did not meet our expectations, so we made it up, preying on the vulnerable and feeding the prejudices and fears of Jones’s audience. We ignored certain facts, fabricated others and took situations out of context to fit our narrative"
“Your reputation is amazing. I will not let you down.” -- Donald Trump on Alex Jones.
i enjoying mysekf wit the shitposts, but then i remembered instances of regret in my life, and pain i have caused others
I Worked for Alex Jones. I Regret It.
I Worked for Alex Jones. I Regret It.
"The information did not meet our expectations, so we made it up, preying on the vulnerable and feeding the prejudices and fears of Jones’s audience. We ignored certain facts, fabricated others and took situations out of context to fit our narrative"
I’ve emphasized sadism as an important component of conspiracist psychology. This account by a former acolyte and employee of Alex Jones details the mindless pleasure Jones takes in pain games and killing animals.
This is quite a read