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Web of Conspiracy
Web of Conspiracy

Web of Conspiracy

A Guide to Conspiracy Theory Sites on the Internet

COMPUTERS

344 Pages, 6 x 9

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $21.95)

Publication Date: July 2008

ISBN 9780910965811

Rights: US, CA & UK

Information Today, Inc. (Jul 2008)
CyberAge Books

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Overview

The ultimate guide for internet-connected conspiracy theorists and researchers

From 9/11 and Roswell to Princess Di and the grassy knoll, this survey explores 18 of the world’s most intriguing conspiracy theories. The facts surrounding each theory are examined in detail, exploring the background of those who presented them as well as other lesser-known arguments. Following the recent virtual explosion of conspiracy theory interest and activity on the World Wide Web, the examination includes recommendations for websites that advocate, speculate, and debunk. At once informative and entertaining, this is a detailed, clear-eyed exploration for those who think they've heard it all.

Author Biography

James F. Broderick, a former reporter and copy editor, teaches journalism at New Jersey City University in Jersey City, New Jersey. He is the author of The Literary Galaxy of Star Trek and Paging New Jersey: A Literary Guide to the Garden State, which was named a New Jersey Notable Book. He lives in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Darren W. Miller has worked as a reporter and editor and is the recipient of several journalism awards. He is a coauthor of Consider the Source: A Critical Guide to 100 Prominent News and Information Sites on the Web. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.