How Alex Jones’ Conspiracy Empire Has Kept Itself Going Even While Being Banned From Social Media squib

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Times are tough for Alex Jones, his media operation Infowars, and his businesses and associates facing legal headaches and financial blows alongside the conspiracy theory mogul.

Several defamation lawsuits—filed by people whom Jones and his network have targeted with alleged falsehoods, harassment, and conspiracy theories—are leaving a mark on his disinformation empire. And both Jones and Infowars have faced widespread social media bans.

But Jones is a wily one, having also invested in online infrastructure that’s enabling his proteges to grow with their own audiences. Through the creation and fostering of his independent video hosting platform, Banned Video, Jones is shepherding the careers of employees and outside contributors, as they build a repository of far-right digital content.

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