SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: History professor examines history and rise of conspiracies

How QAnon came to be, and why it’s still here

Rose Vega and Gavin Rock

On this edition of State Hornet: Spotlight, podcast staffers Rose Vega and Gavin Rock talk with Sacramento State history professor Joseph Palermo.

Palermo, who has done research and writing on Watergate and 1950s politics, discusses the history and recent rise of conspiracy theories like QAnon and how politicians use them for personal and party gain.


Music: Inspired by Kevin MacLeod