Conspiracy theories: public arguments as coded critiques: an analysis of the TWA Flight 800 conspiracy theories
Presents a rhetorical analysis of the conspiracy theories that surround the crash of Trans World Airlines Flight 800 on July 17, 1996. Factors which contribute to the acceptance of the conspiracy theories; Role of the World Wide Web in the development and advancement of the conspiracy theories; Analysis of the argumentative weaknesses of the conspiracy theories.
Miller, S. (2002). CONSPIRACY THEORIES: PUBLIC ARGUMENTS AS CODED SOCIAL CRITIQUES: A RHETORICAL ANALYSIS OF THE TWA FLIGHT 800 CONSPIRACY THEORIES. Argumentation & Advocacy, 39(1), 40.