Conspiracy theories

  1. Hayley Goes... Vaccine Frontline

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    Video caption: Hayley Pearce goes vaccine frontline to find out about Covid-19 and the safety of the jab.

    To jab or not to jab? That’s the question Hayley Pearce sets out to answer as she tries to understand the fears and confusion surrounding the Covid vaccine as she considers whether to have it or not.

  2. Operation Avalanche

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    Video caption: Two young CIA agents are sent to NASA, where they become involved in a conspiracy.

    Two CIA agents are sent to NASA, under the false pretence of making a documentary, to investigate reports of a mole. But once there, they become entangled in a bigger conspiracy.

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    Video caption: Covid: Where is the anti-lockdown movement headed?

    During the pandemic, a movement opposing Covid restrictions has grown increasingly vocal. But what becomes of the anti-lockdown movement once restrictions are lifted?

  4. By BBC Monitoring and BBC Reality Check

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    People hold placards protesting the United Nations and the "great reset" at a rally of conspiracy theorists and supporters of US President Donald Trump on January 14, 2021 in Wellington, New Zealand

    A global Covid recovery plan by the World Economic Forum has inspired false rumours about the creation of a tyrannical world government.

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  5. Viral: The 5G Conspiracy Theory

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    Video caption: How Covid-19 triggered the spread of a 5G conspiracy theory.

    How Covid-19 triggered the spread of a 5G conspiracy theory, firing it into mainstream British life and inspiring a new generation of believers.

  6. Three ways to spot a conspiracy theory

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    Video caption: Three ways to spot a conspiracy theory

    The list of conspiracy theories is endless. But why - and how - do they take root? There are three key ingredients to look out for.

  7. Trump in Tweets

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    Video caption: Examining how Trump used Twitter to change the face of US politics.

    Examining how Trump used Twitter to change US politics, exploring why this technophobe became a serial tweeter and witnessing the impact his tweets have on the world.

  8. The Secret Knowledge

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    Video caption: Phil Tinline continues his series exploring what conspiracy stories tell us about power.

    Documentary-maker Phil Tinline continues his series exploring how conspiracy theories and fictions work as stories, and what they claim to tell us about how power works.

  9. Some Smoky Backroom

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    Video caption: What conspiracy theory - and conspiracy fiction - claim to tell us about power.

    New series. Phil Tinline explores what conspiracy theory - and conspiracy fiction - claim to tell us about how power really works, and how that compares with reality.

  10. Narrative Graphs

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    Video caption: Phil Tinline continues his series exploring what conspiracy stories tell us about power.

    Documentary-maker Phil Tinline continues his series exploring how conspiracy theories and fictions work as stories, and what they claim to tell us about how power works.

  11. Crop Circles

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    Video caption: What are crop circles? Is alien Banksy trying to communicate? Who are Doug and Dave?