Gizmodo, Cronyism and Narrative Building: A Case Study of Modern ‘Journalism’

This is the story of an intensely angry and obsessive man who stalked a researcher and a magazine owner for two years and called in his friends in the press to pressure Twitter once he got punished for his relentless abuse. This is the state of modern journalism.

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Saul Alinsky’s Rules For Radicals:

RULE 4: “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules.”

Good for the author. He hit them back with the same weapons they use, but in this case facts instead of lies. And called them out by name. Too often that doesn’t happen.

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Wow. Not surprised and yet surprised. And that’s kinda the problem.

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Claire: thanks for linking stories like this…very hard to read…very hard to take…but sometimes the best medicine is very hard to take…

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As someone who saw the curtains pulled back on Gizmodo during Gamergate, this piece reads like a treatise on the wetness of water.