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Nina Power and the Network Effect

July 9th, 2024 | 7 min read

By Jake Meador

Last week Compact accepted the resignation of its former senior editor Nina Power.

Power, doing her best impression of Oscar Wilde, had sued a man named Luke Turner for libel. In the process of the trial, a number of Power's private messages and pseudonymous social media accounts became public, showing that Power maintained a far right pseud account on Twitter and had made alarming comments about the Nazis, Mein Kampf, and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion in private messages.

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Jake Meador

Jake Meador is the editor-in-chief of Mere Orthodoxy. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he studied English and History. He lives in Lincoln, NE with his wife Joie, their daughter Davy Joy, and sons Wendell, Austin, and Ambrose. Jake's writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Commonweal, Christianity Today, Fare Forward, the University Bookman, Books & Culture, First Things, National Review, Front Porch Republic, and The Run of Play and he has written or contributed to several books, including "In Search of the Common Good," "What Are Christians For?" (both with InterVarsity Press), "A Protestant Christendom?" (with Davenant Press), and "Telling the Stories Right" (with the Front Porch Republic Press).