Ian Miles Cheong

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Ian Miles Cheong

Gameranx, Editor-in-Chief

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Collusion

Amended

Collusion

About

Abused his position as mod of Reddit to direct traffic to his site, as well as to Global Post, which he was a paid consultant for, in 2012. According to mod leaks, he was still doing this in 2014 despite his ban. Would later on express regret for these actions, saying they were unethical.

Modifier

patched

Date

Not on file

Filed

2015 Apr 14

Corruption

Amended

Corruption

About

Namedropped Zoe Quinn two times, originally without disclosing he had contributed to one of Quinn’s crowdfundings and, when the second article came out, was working with Quinn’s Crash Override Network. A disclosure was added to both articles, as well as to other articles about Quinn on Gameranx not written by him, after he was informed of the issue.

Modifier

patched

Date

2015 Dec 30

Filed

2016 Sep 01

Dishonesty

Apparent

Dishonesty

About

Published an article by Wesley Copeland, falsely accusing youtuber KSIOlajidebt of "sexual assault" for motorboating a model with her explicit consent, then complained of being harassed for it. Later, when the model called him out, he claimed the alleged sexual assault involved the girl beside her that KSIOlajidebt touched with the microphone.

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Date

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Filed

2015 Apr 15

Dishonesty

Amended

Dishonesty

About

Claimed, that harassment caused Brianna Wu to leave her home, despite her history of farfetched claims and the ambiguous circumstances of the doxing. Was more critical of Wu later, and eventually updated the article after very strong evidence that, apart from an already planned weekend at Comicon, she had never actually left her home, aside from the numerous outrageous claims and apparent false flags that mined Wu’s credibility afterwards.

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patched

Date

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Filed

2015 Apr 13

Trivia

Apparent

Trivia

About

Expresses anti-semitic sentiment in leaked logs. Has since apologized for this, blaming "toxic gaming culture" but later clarifying.

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Filed

2015 Apr 14

Professed very low consideration for ethics in game journalism.

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Filed

2015 Apr 14

Portrayed in the People of GamerGate series.

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Filed

2015 May 04

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