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…