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># What is GamerGate? >Summary of early events in GamerGate > >Occupy WWW Street — Internet Activism and Media in the Age of Social Justice > >Blame GamerGate’s Bad Rep on Smears and Shoddy Journalism > >DeepFreeze (Cataloging ethical failures in gaming media > >GamerGate in 60 Seconds (VIDEO) > >If It's Not About Ethics... (VIDEO) > >The effects on developers > >No, GamerGate is not right wing > >Crash Override Network Leaks: A digest
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>We believe that the current standards of ethics in the media has alienated the artists, developers, and creators who perpetuate the things we love, enjoy, and enthusiastically build communities around. We have taken notice of various incidents involving conflicts of interest and agenda-pushing within media which we feel are damaging to the credibility of the medium and harm the community at large. We believe the current media is complicit in the proliferation of an ideology that squashes individuality, divides along political lines, and is stifling to the freedom of creativity that is the foundation of human expression.
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>See Also| >|-|-| >/r/DeepFreeze|/r/GamesNews >/r/Gamers|/r/KiAChatroom >/r/MozillaInAction|/r/NeoGaming >/r/ShitGhaziSays|/r/SocialJusticeInAction >/r/TorInAction|/r/WerthamInAction >/r/WikiInAction|GamergateHQ (on 8ch) >/r/SubredditCancer| > >Links to comment sections in the above are allowed, except when marked with *.