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MC 6300: Social Science Research Methods (Ha): Databases and Journals


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Vera Lux
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Identifying Conspiracy Theories

Starting Points

Possible Search terms


  • Conspirac* 
    • Searches for conspiracy or conspiracies
  • Specific keywords relating to conspiracies (Deep State, Pizzagate, Zika, QAnon, Vaccine)
  • Misinformation
  • Public perceptions
  • Paranoia

Source type

  • Online communication
  • Name of tool/publication/channel (YouTube, Facebook, Franchi)