Circulating conspiracy theories - the QAnon phenomenon

Monday, 12 October 2020 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm

Since the arrival of the global pandemic, the flow of conspiracy theories online and in social media has turned into a deluge. Kaz Ross from the School of Humanities (Asian Studies) at the University of Tasmania explains how, in particular, QAnon has become globally popular, and increasingly attactive to people in Australia.

Recommended listening: QAnon Anonymous

 

Monday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
This show casts a critical eye on the myriad ways in which we communicate with each other in our increasingly interconnected, multi-media platform world. Each week we mix down the who, the what, the where, and the how of particular communication events, messages, trends and technologies, and then consider: what impacts and what consequences?

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John Langer, Reema Rattan, Liam Armstrong

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