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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 

The censorious moderators at Reddit shut out all Comicsgate discussion

It's the same kind of attitude by leftists towards Gamergate all over again. One Angry Gamer has some information on how Reddit's section moderators - including their DC Comics forums - are banning the discussion of the Comicsgate campaign:
While the PSAs from both sub-Reddit boards makes it seem as if #ComicsGate is some kind of harassment campaign, the actual subscribers aren’t swallowing the blue pill at all. In fact, many of them are quite aware that #ComicsGate – much like #GamerGate – is not about harassment. A female comic book reader reproached the moderator of the DC Comics sub-Reddit after he tried to state that #ComicsGate was about targeting women, people of color, and those in the LGBTQ community, she wrote

“Jesus, no it’s not. Female comic fan here, that’s not what it is at all. This is an attack on comics creators with conservative views or who just happen to not think all people who disagree with them are not Nazis. Did you not see Ethan van Sciver being attacked for his beliefs and people leading campaigns for firing him despite having never said a bad thing ever about women in comics?”
It goes without saying those moderators won't help the medium they supposedly care about. I think they should get out of the moderator business altogether.

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