Why Is The Media Continuing To Sell Out Victims Of Abuse?

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Read the embedded article by Arthur Chu on the media’s penchant for sacrificing abuse victims to the gods of high ratings, clicks, and money:
http://www.theestablishment.co/2016/02/17/how-the-media-continues-to-sell-out-victims-of-abuse/

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

This Is Not a Game: How SXSW Turned GamerGate Abuse Into a Spectator Sport

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Read the embedded article by Arthur Chu on SXSW using Gamergate harassment as an excuse to cancel an anti-harassment panel, and other fuckery: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/10/27/this-is-not-a-game-how-sxsw-turned-gamergate-abuse-into-a-spectator-sport.html

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Signal Boost – GG attacks SXSW panels on online safety, harassment, and VR

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Read the embedded call for help against Gamergate’s downvoting brigade of South by Southwest (SXSW) panels that discuss online safety, or simply include people they don’t like:
https://jwernimont.wordpress.com/2015/08/18/signal-boost-gg-attacks-sxsw-panels-on-online-safety-harassment-and-vr/

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Reform of the Nerds, Starring Arthur Chu

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Read the embedded article on what motivated Arthur Chu to using his new-found fame to make geekdom better:
http://www.psmag.com/nature-and-technology/reform-of-the-nerds-starring-arthur-chu

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Right-Wing Trolls Hijack SciFi Oscars

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Read the embedded rundown of the Gamergate-backed Right Wing group attempting to take over the Hugo Awards:
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/12/right-wing-trolls-hijack-scifi-oscars.html

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Nostalgia of A Now-Lost Past: A Dramatic Reading Of The GamerGate Manifesto

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Watch the embedded video of Zoe Quinn-produced dramatic reading of the GamerGate manifesto, or open the page in a separate window: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksaIEaeACpI

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Arthur Chu, “The Jeopardy! Guy,” Talks About Gamergate And Web Harassment

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Read the embedded interview with Arthur Chu on GamerGate, or open the page in a separate window:
http://techcrunch.com/2014/12/01/arthur-chu-the-jeopardy-guy-talks-about-gamergate-and-web-harassment/

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Arthur Chu: Rage Against GamerGate’s Hate Machine — What I Got For Speaking Up

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Read the embedded article by Arthur Chu on speaking up against GamerGate, or open the page in a separate window:
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/11/17/rage-against-gamergate-s-hate-machine-what-i-got-for-speaking-up.html

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I’m not “that creepy guy from the Internet”: How GamerGate gave the geek community a bad name

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Read the embedded article on GamerGate’s effect on gamers, or open the page in a separate window:
http://www.salon.com/2014/10/30/that_creepy_guy_from_the_internet_how_gamergate_shattered_faith_in_the_geek_community

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