THE DOWN­FALL

The New European - - Agenda -

2008

Yiannopou­los, as ‘Milo An­dreas Wag­ner’, is cred­ited as an as­sis­tant/ re­searcher on the book Counter-knowl­edge

2009-2011

Yiannopou­los blogs for the Tele­graph, osten­si­bly on tech­nol­ogy – be­fore part­ing ac­ri­mo­niously after or­gan­is­ing a dis­as­trous ‘Start-up 100’ event

2011

Yiannopou­los launches tech site The Ker­nel, and hires more than 10 writ­ers

2012

The Ker­nel collapses, and is even­tu­ally taken to court for un­paid wages

2014-5

Yiannopou­los cham­pi­ons the cause of Gamer­gate – a misog­y­nis­tic right-wing back­lash to di­ver­sity in games and game writ­ing – and pledges a book on the sub­ject. It never ap­pears

2016

Through his Bre­it­bart role, Yiannopou­los be­comes an early cham­pion of Trump and the alt right, se­cur­ing a $250,000 book deal

2017

Yiannopou­los loses his Bre­it­bart role, book deal, and speak­ing slots, fol­low­ing the pub­li­ca­tion of old com­ments which ap­pear to en­dorse pae­dophilia. Yiannopou­los launches MILO INC

2018

MILO INC collapses, Yiannopou­los’s ef­forts to launch an Aus­tralian tour fail

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