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What do Gamergate and the Kavanaugh hearings have in common?

Ball State Daily News (press release) - 12 Oct 2018
For those who've never heard of #GamerGate, proponents of the controversial online movement claimed they only dealt with ethics in game journalism and with protecting the “gamer” identity. Although the movement has resulted in the sustained harassment ...

Gamergate Motivated This Game Developer To Run For Congress

HuffPost - 03 Oct 2018
Gamergate Motivated This Game Developer To Run For Congress. Brianna Wu is a videogame developer who was targeted by Gamergate after speaking out against misogyny in the gaming industry. Now she's taking on politics to level the playing field.

Brett Kavanaugh's Witness Mark Judge Was a GamerGate Supporter

Game Revolution - 02 Oct 2018
Brett Kavanaugh's witness Mark Judge, who Christine Blasey Ford claims was in the room when Kavanaugh tried to sexually assault her, was a GamerGate supporter. In a resurfaced article from 2015, Judge criticized Feminist Frequency creator Anita ...

How YouTube Fueled The Anti-Social Justice Movement

Kotaku - 20 Sep 2018
The main thing I found when looking at this network and attempting to trace its history was several of them got their start broadcasting during GamerGate. On YouTube, there will be news cycles that sometimes reflect the news cycles happening in the ...

9 Video Game Fan Theories The Creators Completely Rejected

WhatCulture - 17 Oct 2018
Expecting video game makers to answer every little question you have is just plain ridiculous. They're busy people and they have a difficult enough time as it is having to deal with GamerGate's "intelligent debate." So no, you'll probably never ...

The case for and against deleting your tweets

The Verge - 17 Oct 2018
First, we talk to Max Read, an editor at New York Magazine, and then we chat with Brianna Wu, a woman who ran for Congress this year and was previously a target of Gamergate. Then we talk to Alison Green of the Ask A Manager website / book / podcast ...

I Norge med film om Gamergate og netthets

Morgenbladet - 01 Oct 2018
Der forteller hun historiene om tre kvinner som er blitt utsatt for storstilte hets- og sjikanekampanjer på internett: Dataspillkommentator Anita Sarkeesian (les intervju med Sarkeesian i forrige ukes avis) som i feiden som fikk navnet «Gamergate» ble ...

TotalBiscuit's Legacy And The Collateral Damage of GamerGate

Forbes - 10 Jul 2018
To progressives and what constitutes as “mainstream internet,” Bain was the man who legitimized GamerGate, the 2014 harassment-campaign-turned-consumer-revolt that went on to inspire conservatives. Esports consultant and journalist Rod “slasher” ...

Where are Gamergate's 'ethics in journalism' now?

The Daily Dot - 17 Aug 2018
The world of Gamergate has been suspiciously calm about what should be its most prolific issue. In the face of widespread plagiarism committed by a now-former editor at a leading gaming publication, Gamergate members' “ethics in journalism” outrage ...

Brianna Wu survived Gamergate. Now she's running for Congress.

Vox - 04 Sep 2018
In 2014, a loosely knit group of gamers, ostensibly angry about the state of gaming journalism, began harassing female developers and critics; both the group and their campaign of threats and abuse were known as Gamergate. When Wu made fun of the ...

Inside the ADL's Plans to Take on Gamergate, Hate in Gaming

Variety - 29 Jun 2018
Gamergate, Kelley said, remains an issue still today, four years after it kicked off. GamerGate arose in 2014, ostensibly over concerns about ethics in game journalism, and quickly coalesced into a group of self-identified members whose concerns ...

The Ready Player One backlash, explained

Vox - 26 Mar 2018
Gamergate was a toxic cultural battle filled with harassment so vicious it would become a major influence on the alt-right — but fundamentally, it was about who gets to be a geek, which parts of geek identity are worth lauding, and which parts are ...

Hollywood Should Make Movies That Grapple with Gamergate

WIRED - 15 Apr 2018
“If I were to sort of boil down Gamergate and the trolling online, the trolls start to use other people's emotions as if it were a game, and they perceive because it is digital then it's not real, and so it's just a fun expression of their own free ...

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