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psychological warfare

the military application of psychology, esp to propaganda and attempts to influence the morale of enemy and friendly groups in time of war
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In another, Scarlett Lewis seeks damages because of the false narrative promoted on Infowars, with stories mocking her and other parents of victims as liars.
Apple Inc, Google parent Alphabet Inc and Twitter also banned Infowars last year.
Jones, who was permanently banned from Twitter last year, reacted angrily to the ban on Thursday during a livestream of his show on Infowars, the website he runs.
11, a judge ruled that the families must be given access to internal Infowars documents about its business model and marketing strategies.
Paul Joseph Watson, the editor-at-large for Infowars, posted a screenshot of a Twitter notice that said Jones had his account "temporarily limited" because he violated its rules against "targeted harassment of someone, or (inciting) other people to do so."
Alex Jones from Infowars.com speaks during a rally in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, US, July 18, 2016.
Jones, the host of a show on the InfoWars website, has spent several years now claiming the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were staged.
Twitter allowing an InfoWars editor to define "Top News." pic.twitter.com/me9pZhJ7cT
But there are a limited number of people who have proposed what they believe to be proof not only of ancient civilisations but existing ones a including a guest on Alex Jones's InfoWars programme who suggested that Nasa has put child sex slaves on the red planet.
It also pushed Jones, who operates the websites Infowars.com and Prisonplanet.com, from the realm of niche showman into the mainstream national dialogue.
The phrase was popularized by Infowars.com, the conspiracy theory site run by the radio host Alex Jones.
Indeed, as I read the present book, we were just learning that one of the Boston Marathon bombers, Tamerlan Tzarnaev (an actual conspirator), was a follower of Alex Jones' website, Infowars.com: a one-stop shop for far right conspiracy theories and paranoia of all descriptions (www.salon.com/2013/04/23/tamerlan_tsarnaev_was_an_alex_jones_fan/).