How a game of Chinese Whispers turns nasty...

Clumsy writing in the Daily Telegraph:

(Behind a paywall)

Important note: There is no transvestite murderer. One near-victim in the 1970s couldn't give a good description as her attacker was disguised in a woman's wig and coat.
Goes to click-baity description in the Daily Telegraph twitter feed:

(1.4k likes)
Goes to member & ex-marketing manager of child sex change club Mermaids:

(1.5k likes)
MimmyMum quote goes to trans-activist publication Pink News, whose hit piece goes viral:

(3.9k retweets, 35.4k quote tweets, 15.7k likes)
Pink New quotes MimmyMum and another Mermaids member who also hasn't read the book.
Ooh, a fourth person who hasn't seen the book. Great journalism there Pink News.
And with the Pink News/Mermaids hit piece going viral, some big names were taking it at face value... and then going further.

(e.g. Rick & Morty writer Siobhan Thompson)
And Twitter became awash with the #RIPJKRowling hashtag and hundreds of thousands of fake-news generated hate tweets directed at JK Rowling.

(screenshots pinched from @TitaniaMcGrath)

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