The Alt-Right Is Exploiting Preprints

Preprints appear to systemically fuel conspiracies on the right, but not elsewhere

One surprise from last week’s US election was that the mishandled Covid-19 epidemic didn’t play a dominant role in millions of voters’ verdicts.

Maybe it’s partly due to the junk food in the media landscape, where conspiracies and confusion flood the terrain.

The right-wing side of the media is particularly indulgent and extreme — the most influential so…

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