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Looking Back Did GamerGate Really Play A Role In the Rise of

Looking Back Did GamerGate Really Play A Role In the Rise of

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The DeanBeat: Farewell to #Gamergate

With the mainstream media seemingly hell-bent on keeping the hashtag Gamergate protest alive, it leads many to question what the Gamergate hashtag protest ...

1) Gamergate started out with a huge misogynist outburst against (female and feminist) game developer Zoe Quinn. The term “gamergate” itself was coined by ...

#GamerGate Is Not A Hate Group, It's A Consumer Movement

#NotYourShield Video Shows All The Different Faces Behind #GamerGate

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What if GamerGate isn't actually about games?

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GamerGate to American Nazis: How video game culture blew everything up - CNET

Gamergate - Thoughts of a developer.

So... the reason there's this explosion of misogynist vitriol is... because they were accused of misogynist vitriol? I'd go look for the Jackie Chan meme ...

More proof that I was there.

The movement calling itself #GamerGate has turned into a campaign of harassment and intimidation

A screenshot of one of the harrassing tweets directed at video game critic Anita Sarkeesian.

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[News] Let's talk about Anita Sarkeesian, the FBI, and GamerGate

Steam Greenlight Landfill: FEMINAZI: The Triggering

[News] Let's talk about GamerGate, the Feds, and the Wu-pocalypse

Video gamers and the video game press have been fighting over what gamers have termed #Gamergate. Shutterstock

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Life, The Universe And Gaming: On #GamerGate, Feminism, Ethics, Harassment, And Working Together

Zeichick's Take: Despairing of the “brogrammer” world, thanks to GamerGate

... to get an idea of what was planned for the discussion.

GamerGate and Masculinity

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This was followed up later by Max Read, editor in chief at Gawker, who after engaging with GamerGaters enraged with Biddle, posted the following:

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... get an idea of what was planned for the discussion.

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... direct gendered threats of violence in-link) stop, people may be able to get to this being an ignorable state. Otherwise, saying "just stop talking ...

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#Gamergate: SJW lies that could doom the future (of video games).

Is it time to bring back Gamergate? Ready Player One reviews suggest... YES! : KotakuInAction

Allow me to begin yet another retelling of the beginnings of #GamerGate despite a timeline and detailed history already existing. #GamerGate as a whole was ...

Radical Feminism and the Trans Movement: Can we Coexist?

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... 3, 4) to get an idea of what was planned for the discussion.

TotalBiscuit breaks the story and yet simultaneously downplays the issues there because it has "nothing to do with journalistic ethics".

Gamergate FBI file shows no charges brought despite confessions - Business Insider

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... 4) to get an idea of what was planned for the discussion.

There are clear parallels, but conflating Gamergate with the rise of Donald Trump misunderstands the triggers behind them

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Life, The Universe And Gaming: On #GamerGate, Feminism, Ethics, Harassment, And Working Together - #egmr

FBI closes #GamerGate investigation over lack of evidence, leads - YouTube

Zoe Quinn: 'All Gamergate has done is ruin people's lives' | Games | The Guardian

Zoe Quinn: 'All Gamergate has done is ruin people's lives' | Games | The Guardian

It's been about the silencing those speaking out against the harassment since day one. You've been had by Operation Shillgate:

looks like Brad Glasgo did a survey about why did you join Gamergate

... the largest video game industry event of the year, developers unveiled a half-dozen games with female protagonists. The tide is turning.

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#Gamergate, as we know it now, is a hate group. | MetaFilter

Hollywood Should Make Movies That Grapple with Gamergate

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Zoe Quinn's In and Out

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GamerGate: Little boys throw controllers when girls join the club - Webster JournalWebster Journal

A Measured Response to Harry Brewis (hbomberguy): Objectification and Power Fantasy in Video

This similarity in reporting really made me question the vision presented by the journalists. After all they were wrong before in their sub-selective way of ...

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GamerGate: A Year in Review

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Zoe Quinn had to drop her case. Becoming the second Stephanie Guthrie probably wasn't appealing to her, but she's spinning quite the narrative of victimhood ...

'Online harassment is very easily done and there are very few consequences

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Misogyny, sexist practices and over sexualized imagery are rampant in gaming.

The Gamergaters have some actually interesting concerns, largely driven by the changing face of video game culture. But those concerns have often been ...

Adam Baldwin Gamergate tweet

Abusive #gamergate tweets

The year of GamerGate: The worst of gaming culture gets a movement

Gamergate Target Zoe Quinn Launches Anti-Harassment Support Network

Whatever program they're using here makes it look like Zoe wrote all of those, but some of those are just retweets. Not sure how to look up Feb 28 on ...

Amy Pascal Wins Zoe Quinn's Gamergate Memoir 'Crash Override'

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And general unpleasantness.

Games journalism can be so many things.

They're looking for that next victory, that next successful boycott, one that can grant them that ephemeral ...

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Long-Read: Why GamerGate Is Really A Liberal Identity Crisis. By Contributor

... On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 10:57 AM, ...