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Biggest myths from the Boston Marathon bombing

The still-emerging facts of the Boston Marathon bombing case are harrowing enough, but that didn't stop conspiracy theorists, detective-wannabes on the Internet and too-quick-to-the-draw cable news outlets from circulating paranoid, intentionally misleading and otherwise inaccurate reports to feed a frenzied news cycle hungry for information -- accuracy be damned.

From Glenn Beck to John King, a roundup of the very worst coverage on the tragedy in Boston:

Alex Jones and the "false flag" conspiracy 

As Salon's Alex Seitz-Wald previously reported, Alex Jones and others on the conservative fringe wasted no time in launching paranoid theories pinning the Boston tragedy to an elaborate government plot:

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