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Hot diggity DAMN. I had plans to do one more thread about Left wing extremism. But then I saw THIS.…
Aight. So it seems ground-zero happened over at Jezebel. Here's a link to the article itself. But I'll do my best at cutting-to-the-chase of it after I read.
^ First five paragraphs is basically the author establishing the power and influence in media Jesse Singal has when it comes to Transgender stories. Despite glaring flaws (according to the author), Singal is able to dictate the public narrative and discussion on the topic.
The Jezebel piece explains there's a "group think" (or: discussion forum with other journos and influencers who discuss the topic amongst themselves) behind Singal's elevated visibility.

This screenshot introduces us to what this dynamic looks like.
Yeah this is a long article. Strap yourselves in for a thread.
Group intent: “off-the-record discussion forum for left-of-center journalists, authors, academics and wonks.”
> 8 years old
> 403 members
> Membership: "NYT best-selling authors, magazine editors, Ivy League academics.
Next we have an instance of Jesse Singal sharing his work to the group.

We'll return to this later on. But it's important to understand that **other people in this Google group are likely to back/push the piece** and narrative set out within whatever article Jesse made there.
^ This opens the door for a lot of the WHY MEDIA COLLUSION GROUPS ARE WRONG.
In one screenshot from this Jezebel article, Jesse Singal admits to discussing an issue relating to **somebody who was a source.**

The implications of that open the possibility that Singal doesn't adhere to confidentiality with story sources. That's a serious concern.
After a bunch of screenshots, the Jezebel author describes the circlejerking and group support of Jesse Singal's work.

Also, do we have a list of names of people involved in this group, beyond Jesse? If not, I've highlighted starting points to dig into that.
There's email screenshots of the circlejerking that took place of Jesse Singal's work in this discussion group.

They truly have learned nothing since GamerGate.
Alright I'm going to take a crack at identifying more members of this secret media collusion group. I have a few ideas of how to do it but nothing is guaranteed. If I discover proof, I'll come back to this thread and add that.
Alright. I think I already found one.

But i'm gonna need to take the necessary time/precaution to double-triple-quadruple check that.
My priority is sticking close to the facts.

So I went through the Jezebel article and I made a list of describing words in regards to the membership of this Jesse Singal group.
I suppose I should start with talking about those who AREN'T in the group. Or at least, so they say.

Katie Herzog, who writes for The Stranger newspaper in Seattle.

Now. It MIGHT BE worth exploring why people would assume Katie WAS a group member....🧐
It's pertinent to understand the catalyst for the Jezebel piece. Jesse Singal misinterpreted a study a few months ago, and that caused a lot of ire with Trans activists.
People think Katie Herzog is involved in this google group with Jesse Singal because they were involved in this ^ argument.

In fact they published a piece on The Stranger discussing the drama. Here's a link to that.
One of the people in this chat group is someone who is in the same circles as two people: someone named Nicole Cliffe and another named Roxane Gay.

A screenshot mentions tweets from either of them about Jesse Singal. I found Roxane's.

But Nicole Cliffe's Twitter is vanished. 🧐
In a SURPRISING SUPER UNEXPECTED TWIST, a Styles Editor for the New York Times calls for the ListServ to be doxed.

And I think this dude is SERIOUS about it.
The Left are mad. #TransGate
I have located a former member of this Jesse Singal media "discussion" group. @mattyglesias was a member up until leaving it, like 5 years ago.
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