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># Welcome! > >KotakuInAction is the main hub for GamerGate on Reddit and welcomes discussion of community, industry and media issues in gaming and broader nerd culture including science fiction and comics.
># 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
> # Our Mission KotakuInAction is a platform for open discussion of the issues where gaming, nerd culture, the Internet, and media collide.
>We believe that the current standards of ethics in the media have alienated the artists, developers, and creators who perpetuate the things we love, enjoy, and enthusiastically build communities around. We have observed numerous 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 much of 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.
>KotakuInAction is a community that condemns willful censorship, exclusion, harassment, and abuse. It is a community that organizes to hold the media accountable to the concept of artistic freedom by standing up for the artist, the developer, the writer, the filmmaker, and all who enjoy the freedom to create, explore, and expand. It is a community that allows the exchange of information, supports the ongoing discussion of media ethics, and protects the right of the individual to embrace their personal interests in entertainment and fandom.
>KotakuInAction is built around a core focus on reasonable, friendly discussion of the issues related to gaming culture, and those involved in it. That is not all we are about, but it's where we began and will remain our core. We hold ourselves to be politically neutral ground, not forcing anyone to conform in their opinions, and permitting a wide variety of viewpoints to express themselves in a civil manner.
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