November 24, 2023 | USA Today

Footage from Jan 6: Fuel for bad actors or fact-checking opportunity?

ISD Senior Research Analyst Jared Holt spoke to USA Today about the release of new footage from the 2021 US Capitol riot, and how it may provide additional context to clarify conspiracy theories and misinformation narratives about the attack.

“Conspiracy theorists have already taken little snippets of this footage and repackaged it in dishonest ways. […] If all of the footage is available, then, in theory, it should be easy enough to take those 10 seconds of footage and say: ‘Here’s the full file. You can go look at it yourself,’” he said.

The full article is available on the USA Today website.