#gamergate - Page 2

Wikipedia Can Now Ban You For What You Do On Other Websites

Wikipedia, the world’s most popular online encyclopedia, is facing controversy after banning a long-time editor for “off-site harassment.” No details of the alleged offence were given to other Wikipedians, who now accuse the site’s quasi-official disciplinary committee of lacking transparency.

AP Photo/Eric Risberg

Coming 2016: All-Out War On So-Called ‘Social Justice’

In 2016, battle lines will be drawn. On one side, people of all colours, genders and orientations are rallying around the flag of freedom of speech. On the other, a nasty set of authoritarians are rallying around a flag that identifies

fatfeminist2-e1432345833478

Kotaku Told Me: Denounce GamerGate Or Else, Says Popular YouTuber

Popular YouTube comedian and lets-player, Steven Williams, better known to the internet as Boogie2988, claimed Friday that Gawker‘s gaming and technology vertical Kotaku had blacklisted him because he refused to publicly disavow consumer press ethics movement GamerGate. After Kotaku spoke out against game publishers

NFqJLsb

Anita Sarkeesian Must Wish The IRS Was A Social Construct

Feminist Frequency, the popular charitable organisation known for its Tropes vs Women in Video Games series, has finally filed an IRS 990 form for 2014. It raised a few eyebrows in the Breitbart Tech offices. The 990 form is an annual submission that tax-exempt organisations are

141017-sarkeesian-jsw-949a_e9019a89a2cd50842ed2417184744d48

It’s Not Too Late for Conservative Media to Embrace Gamers

Imagine you are a mover and shaker in conservative media. Perhaps you are a host on radio, produce a show on Fox News, or write an influential column. You learn about the political demographics of a particular group, and they are attractive.

gamers-players-campaign

SPJ Launches ‘Kunkel Awards’ for Games Journalism

The Society of Professional Journalists today launched the Kunkel Awards, a new category to “recognise excellence in games journalism.” Named after pioneering games journalist Bill Kunkel, members of the public are invited to nominate their most admired games journalists for recognition over

Cire Padela

Kotaku Hates Steam Curators, So I’ve Become One, Obviously

The worst video game journalism on planet Earth is published by Gawker, on its Kotaku gaming vertical. This week, resident brainiac Nathan Grayson of “I slept with Zoe Quinn and didn’t disclose that I’m in the credits of her game even though

1513819_10204682422235952_1918226456752710087_n

SXSW Caves To Pressure, Announces ‘Harassment Summit’

Digital media festival South By Southwest (SXSW) has caved to media pressure following their decision to cave to online threats last week. Two panels were cancelled last week: one on gaming culture and integrity in games media, and another on “harassment

Shelby Drummond/Flickr

Please! Let’s Have An All-Day SXSW Panel on ‘Harassment’

Disciples! I’m here to tell you that it is important – nay, essential – that the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas follow the wishes of social justice warriors and create an all-day event about “online harassment.” The brightest stars of anti-harassment should be there. Randi Harper, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu, and the queen of online victimhood, Anita Sarkeesian.

brianna-wu-youtube

Progressive Media Pressures SXSW to Only Restore Anti-GamerGate Panel

Digital media festival South By South West (SXSW) faced frenzied criticism from across the tech media this week after it cancelled two panels on gaming, with Vox Media and BuzzFeed promising to boycott the festival. Yet much of the outrage was confined to the cancellation of just one of the panels: the one that reinforced progressive narratives.

Shelby Drummond/Flickr

The Second Teaser Trailer for ‘American Milo’ Has Been Released

American Milo, a feature-length documentary by independent filmmaker Loren Feldman about my ascension to greatness and influence in American media – his words, not mine – comes out in November. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAA1svoQzsQ Mortified though I am by the attention, obviously, here’s the first

Mike Allen

I’ve Made My First ‘Game’!

As regular readers will know, I’ve been following the GamerGate controversy with interest over the past year or so. And I have to say, I’ve been inspired by the talent and creativity of the world’s leading “game” “designer,” a woman

(c) Mike Allen

Welcome to Breitbart Tech, A New Vertical Covering Tech, Gaming and Internet Culture

Today, we’re announcing a huge roll-out of that coverage and significant new investment in turning Breitbart News into one of the leading names in global tech and gaming journalism.

Breitbart Tech is a brand new vertical dedicated to coverage of tech, gaming, and and web culture. We’re going to report on the stories no one else dares to touch, hold power to account and stick up for the people others lie about and slander.

swj_toon_web_1024