Conspiracy theories across borders

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 12:00am

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Many Americans have been alarmed by the popularity of conspiracy theories like those promoted by Alex Jones, the embattled creator of InfoWars.com, but conspiracy theories in the US are still far from the saturation point some other countries have reached. Host Marco Werman speaks with David Filipov, editor of news at Northeastern University and former Washington Post Moscow Bureau Chief about the conspiracy theories he saw there and on his return to the US.