Full Name: Alexander Emric
Profession: Conspiracy Theorist
Why Famous: Jones runs the conspiracy theory and fake news website InfoWars.com, as well as NewsWars and PrisonPlanet. He has promoted several debunked conspiracies such as that the Sandy Hook elementary school shootings were staged.
Jones believes the US government planned the September 11 attacks and the Oklahoma City bombing, among other claims. He has been described as America's leading conspiracy theorist.
In 2018 multiple social media platforms removed Alex Jones from their websites over concerns about his spreading fake news and conspiracy theories.
- 2018-08-06 Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify remove conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from their platforms