democracy and autocracy
The Supply of Conspiracy Theories in State-Controlled Media
Comparing regime-associated with independent newspapers in Egypt, we explore the factors that lead the Egyptian state to promulgate conspiracy theories in state-sponsored media from 2005 to 2018.
Richard A. Nielsen
What Affects Attitudes toward US-Related Conspiracy Theories in the Arab Middle East?
A conjoint experiment in 10 MENA countries examines the micro- and macro-level factors that determine support for US-related conspiracy theories in 2018–2019.
Views of the West and Conspiracy Theories in the MENA Region
Exploring the views of citizens of the MENA region toward the West—their attitudes toward US intervention and belief in conspiracy theories—as well as the supply of conspiracy theories by MENA states.