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  • William Usher writes 'Study Contradicts Media, Culture Critics’ Propaganda About Sexism in Gaming'
  • In an interview with Badass Digest's Devin Faraci, Joss Whedon talks about GamerGate: "...And with Twitter it’s boiling down to its most simple state. People who have a more nuanced view are just going “Black. White. Left. Right.” because that’s all people have the room to type. And other people read that and it creates this cycle of oversimplification, where, okay MAYBE somebody believes GamerGate actually has ANYTHING to do with ethics in gaming journalism - maybe they somehow believe that - but there’s not even really time to really express that."[35]
  • BoogiepopRobin finds that Cara Ellison failed to disclose her professional relationship with indie developer Porpentine, both Rock, Paper, Shotgun contributors, in articles from multiple outlets, including IGN, Giant Bomb, and PC Gamer[36]

13 April 2015

14 April 2015

15 April 2015

16 April 2015


17 April 2015

  • The Honey Badger Brigade has their booth at Calgary Expo shut down, seemingly after complaints about Vivian James art and an anticensorship GamerGate banner, with the official reason being the violation of the expo's policies; [8chan Bread on /gamergatehq/https://archive.today/s03lShttps://archive.today/s03lS] [KotakuInAction][1] [AT] [YouTube]
  • In the comment section of Patrick Klepek's article about the Honey Badger Brigade booth incident at Calgary Expo, Kotaku's Jason Schreier says:

References

  1. /r/KotakuInAction - FTC finalizes penalties against Sony Computer Entertainment for failing to deliver on promise made about the Vita. Implications for GamerGate going forward. - /u/TheChiefLunatic - April 1 2015 (archive)
  2. The Escapist Forums - GamerGate Discussion, Debate, and Resources (archive)
  3. 8ch.net/gamergatehq/ - Operation Disrespectful Nod and Email Goal of The Day - April 3 2015
  4. TwitLonger - On E-mails & Advertisers & Recent Developments - @meanmrpugface - April 3 2015 (archive)
  5. Obsidian Forums - Controversial Limerick Discussion - Firedorn - April 4 2015
  6. Twitter - The Cartoon Loon on Twitter: "I thought I would make Vivian James less problematic. #GamerGate" (archive)
  7. Twitter - Brianna Wu on Twitter: "Gamergate hijacked this year's Hugo Awards, and loaded them with extremist homophobic authors." (archive)
  8. Entertainment Weekly - Hugo Award nominations fall victim to misogynistic, racist voting campaign - Isabella Biedenharn - April 6 2015
  9. Twitter - Larry Correia on Twitter: "This is possibly the dumbest, most incorrect article I've seen to date" (archive)
  10. Entertainment Weekly - Hugo Awards voting campaign sparks controversy - Isabella Biedenharn - April 6 2015
  11. Entertainment Weekly - Correction: Hugo Awards voting campaign sparks controversy - Isabella Biedenharn - April 6 2015
  12. /r/KotakuInAction - Nathan Grayson fails to disclose yet again. I'm sensing a pattern here. - /u/TheChiefLunatic - April 7 2015 (archive)
  13. US National Library of Medicine - Sexist Games=Sexist Gamers? A Longitudinal Study on the Relationship Between Video Game Use and Sexist Attitudes. - Breuer J, Kowert R, Festl R, Quandt T. - April 6 2015 (archive)
  14. NeoGAF - The Games Journalism Thread: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - April 7 2015
  15. Twitter - Goodgamers.us on Twitter: "We at goodgamers regret to inform you that we have, in fact, closed our doors. At this time, there wont be anything else from us." (archive)
  16. 8ch.net/gamergatehq/ - Regarding the Escapist - April 8 2015
  17. Twitter - Alexander Macris on Twitter: "@AkumaTetsuo Yes, I'm alerted to it. Eye of Sauron is staring in that direction." (archive)
  18. The Escapist Forums - s0osleepie in "can we maybe have a bit of a staff Q&A about the new forum ?" - April 8 2015
  19. /r/KotakuInAction - [Happenings TopazFusion Removed as Moderator on The Escapist Forums - /u/MazInger-Z - April 8 2015] (archive)
  20. /r/KotakuInAction - Report The Telegraph for it's lies (Hugo Awards/Gamer Gate article) - /u/theone899 - April 6 2015 (archive)
  21. /r/KotakuInAction - Telegraph changed their article after feedback - /u/IMULTRAHARDCORE - April 8 2015 (archive)
  22. Android Police - Google Refuses To Allow Postal Game In The Play Store For 'Gratuitous Violence' - Apparently They Forgot About GTA, The Walking Dead, And Others - Michael Crider - April 9 2015 (archive)
  23. YouTube - ABC: Women in the Gaming Industry - April 8 2015
  24. Twitter - Michael McWhertor on Twitter: "Also, glad I registered http://legodimensions.com yesterday :D" (archive)
  25. Twitter - Michael McWhertor on Twitter: "Warner Bros. mashing up Batman, Back to the Future, The Lord of the Rings and The Lego Movie for a toys-to-life game" (archive)
  26. Twitter - Michael McWhertor on Twitter: "@Lance_GZ Rumors on the internet!" (archive)
  27. Twitter - Michael McWhertor on Twitter: "OK here you go. Sorry for trying to do a funny thing. Have a nice day" (archive)
  28. Twitter - Michael McWhertor on Twitter: "@JamesStevenson People are really upset about it so I'm happy to get rid of it!" (archive)
  29. GameSpot - The Point - Violence, Censorship and The Role of The Games Press - Danny O'Dwyer and Andy Bauman - April 10 2015 (archive)
  30. Kotaku - Kotaku Asks: The Guy Who Runs NeoGAF - Jason Schreier - April 10 2015
  31. YouTube - Jeff Gerstmann's Mixlr - April 10 2015 ([Transcript archive])
  32. Polygon - Obsidian's CEO on Pillars of Eternity backer's hateful joke (correction) - Charlie Hall - April 10 2015
  33. Twitter - Milo Yiannopoulus on Twitter: "ace" (archive)
  34. 8ch.net/gamergatehq/ - Operation Earthquake: The Day After - April 11 2015
  35. Badass Digest - Joss Whedon On #GamerGate, JURASSIC WORLD, Adam Baldwin And Speaking Out - Devin Faraci - April 12 2015
  36. Pastebin - Cara Ellison & Porpentine - BoogiepopRobin - April 13 2015 (archive)
  37. Twitter - Michael Futter on Twitter: "Well, I’m glad I could have written this fine story for @VG247. Wow." (archive)
  38. Twitter - Michael Futter on Twitter: "I’ll go so far as to say this. If you want to know one of the big things wrong with journalism today, @VG247 just gave you a great example." (archive)
  39. Twitter - Michael Futter on Twitter: "So, after three weeks of pursuing this thing I thought would be cool to share, @VG247 steals the image, the quotes, and walks off." (archive)
  40. Twitter - Michael Futter on Twitter: "Wanted to let you know that @VG247 has updated their story so as not to use the entirety of the quote (they’ve also removed the image)." (archive)
  41. Twitter - Michael Futter on Twitter: "To be clear, including a link back to the place you stole something doesn’t negate the fact that it’s ripped off. Just makes you brazen." (archive)
  42. YouTube - GameSpot Stealing Videos! - undercoverdudes - April 14 2015
  43. YouTube - YouTube - Private Video (archive)
  44. YouTube - Danny O'Dwyer on YouTube - GameSpot Stealing Videos! - April 14 2015
  45. Video - Zoe Quinn speaking at the Congressional Briefing
  46. Twitter - Victims of Crime on Twitter: "LIVE on #Periscope: Congressional Briefing on Cyberstalking #StopWebH8" (archive)
  47. Twitter - Archive of the Top #StopWebH8 Tweets
  48. Polygon - Depression Quest creator speaks at congressional briefing on cyberstalking - Brian Crecente - April 15 2015
  49. Twitter - Eron Gjoni on Twitter: "In legal news: my appeal is finally in the system. If you guys wanna chip in for the docketing fee, my paypal is rufsketch1@gmail.com"
  50. Twitter - Eron Gjoni on Twitter: "Goal met! Stop giving me money! And Thank You again to everyone! I'll keep you posted on anything I'm able to_"
  51. Kotaku - Popular YouTuber Says He Won't Cover Game After Twitter Spat - Patricia Hernandez - April 16 2015
  52. Blog Plz - TotalBiscuit's Personal Blog - The complete set of Kotaku interview questions and answers -TotalBiscuit - April 16 2015 (archive)
  53. Time - Anita Sarkeesian - Wil Wheaton - April 16 2015
  54. 8ch.net/gamergatehq/ - #TIME100 is Trending on Twitter