FILE — Alex Jones, whose conspiracy theory-laden website InfoWars is viewed by millions, in Austin, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Five years after the Sandy Hook mass shooting, which Jones alleged was a hoax, families of the victims still endure daily abuse and threats from Jones’ listeners; now Jones faces three separate lawsuits seeking damages for defamation. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times)
FILE — Alex Jones, whose conspiracy theory-laden website InfoWars is viewed by millions, in Austin, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Five years after the Sandy Hook mass shooting, which Jones alleged was a hoax, families of the victims still endure daily abuse and threats from Jones’ listeners; now Jones faces three separate lawsuits seeking damages for defamation. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times) ILANA PANICH-LINSMAN NYT
FILE — Alex Jones, whose conspiracy theory-laden website InfoWars is viewed by millions, in Austin, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Five years after the Sandy Hook mass shooting, which Jones alleged was a hoax, families of the victims still endure daily abuse and threats from Jones’ listeners; now Jones faces three separate lawsuits seeking damages for defamation. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times) ILANA PANICH-LINSMAN NYT

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