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Biased research on conspiracy theories gives special credits to Macron voters

Summary of Disinformation
Authors of the report “Investigation into the conspiracy theories – Wave 2” by Conspiracy Watch explain that 21% of the French voters believe “five or more conspiracy theories”. According to the report, Macron’s voter were less prone to believing conspiracy theories than those of his opposition in the Presidential elections.
But Emmanuel Macron has spoken about “foreign powers”, pointing in a more or less explicit manner to RT and Russia as forces behind the yellow vest protests.
Conspiracy Watch seem to consider certain conspiracy theories more acceptable than others?

Nothing in this report supports the claim that the pollster is biased towards Emmanuel Macron and his voters. All details can be found in the report "Investigation into the conspiracy theories - Wave 2".

President Macrons statement on RT can be read here. Read more on the actions of Russian state media in France here.

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Reported in: Issue 136
Date: 06.02.2019
Language: French
Country: France
Keywords: yellow vests, Emmanuel Macron, Conspiracy
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: RT France
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