The Liberal Canadian government, led by Justin Trudeau, has again made a mockery of itself.
The Liberal Canadian government, led by Justin Trudeau, has again made a mockery of itself.
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.
A wave of relief is rippling across the FreeBSD community today, as the open source project’s most notorious “contributor,” Randi Harper, announced she was leaving for good. Harper, who once went by the name “FreeBSDGirl” on Twitter, had been involved with FreeBSD
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
The New York Times doesn’t know when to quit. The paper recently published a long re-hash of a tired old video game-feminist argument: that there aren’t enough female characters in video games. The article recycles a number of unsubstantiated feminist myths,
When Alondra Cano’s constituents wrote to complain about her participation in a disruptive Black Lives Matter protest in the city, her response was to reveal their personal details on the Internet.
Some call him Ben “One Man Klan” Garrison. To others, he is “Zyklon Ben.” Elsewhere, he is known as Ben “Not White? Shoot On Sight” Garrison. And those are just his milder nicknames.
The costly, tumultuous war on gamers and gaming by feminists and progressives has been unsuccessful. A survey of gamers and non-gamers from the Pew Research center shows that gamers have not been persuaded by feminist and progressive arguments about rampant sexism and
Political bias at Twitter appears to be getting worse, not better. Yesterday, actor and political firebrand Adam Baldwin had his account locked over a tweet that did not appear to break any of Twitter’s terms of service.
Notorious feminist crybully Anita Sarkeesian has spent God-only-knows-how-much on a new logo, and I’m sorry to say it is a misogynistic car-crash.
The Associated Press (AP) have retracted an interview with an online hoaxster who claimed to be a survivor of the San Bernardino mass shooting, after Breitbart Tech obtained an exclusive interview in which she admitted that her story was a fabrication intended to fool the mainstream media.
A mysterious bug on Twitter yesterday caused searches for the #GamerGate hashtag to return results for “beach” and “wine,” rendering the hashtag effectively useless for a time. Twitter has yet to respond to our request for a comment on why this occurred.
The Associated Press (AP), the New York Times, and CNN’s Anderson Cooper were suckered by an online troll who claimed to be an eyewitness of the recent mass shooting in San Bernardino, California.
On Twitter, it’s one rule for celebrities and another for the plebs. An assistant on Community creator Dan Harmon’s podcast was recently unsuspended by the social network despite repeatedly telling people he disagreed with to kill themselves.
For more than a decade, the comics, cartoons, animations, and video games of Doug TenNapel have been entertaining millions. Yet a single opinion that swam against the tide of progressive thought caused him to be subject to years of attacks from an all-too-familiar mob of online public shamers.
Students at a school in England are being handed material advising them to avoid GamerGate, the consumer ethics movement. The handouts compare GamerGate to ISIS and the English Defence League, calling all three “illegal” and “extremist” activity. One student told Breitbart Tech the handouts
They’d been hiding their secret pain for years. Instead of withering beneath the leering gaze of their presumed demographic, they resolutely stiffened their trembling lips and marched forward, spine-straight, regal and determined like true survivors. On November 19, they proclaimed
A GamerGate supporter who snuck into an anti-GamerGate panel at Northeastern Illinois University and streamed it online was reported to campus p0lice and falsely accused of making “threatening comments.” He caught the whole thing on film. Cristian Flores, who goes by
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
The problematic shitlords of GamerGate have struck again, exposing a dramatic drop in the quality of cultural critic Anita Sarkeesian’s Twitter following. The quality of Feminist Frequency’s followers now matches her arguments, say internet wags.
Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos is the star of a new documentary out this week, American Milo — and I’ve already seen it twice. Milo requested the opportunity to write this review himself (because of course he did), but in the interest of objectivity, the project has fallen to me.
There’s going to be a GamerGate movie! While I don’t think it’ll live up to the book (It’s nearly finished! I promise!), I and many other GamerGate supporters eagerly await this televisual extravaganza, which will be a biopic of the video games industry’s
Quite a breathless little moral panic is starting over reports that ISIS terrorists may have used PS4 consoles to communicate while planning the attacks. One of the raids in Brussels reportedly found a PS4 console. The federal home affairs minister
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
Justice for Men and Boys, a British political party whose founder, Mike Buchanan, is a familiar face to those interested in men’s affairs, is hosting an International Conference on Men’s Issues in London in July. I am not a men’s
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.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is joking in a video for Stephen Colbert’s Late Show. But it’s one of those chimerical jokes that’s meant to be taken somewhat seriously.
Boing Boing, the group blog edited by Cory Doctorow, was once an icon for the hipster generation and a byword for successful blogging. Yet the progressive outlet’s foray into games journalism via Leigh Alexander’s Offworld vertical is foundering.
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
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
When Anita Sarkeesian’s “Tropes vs Women in Video Games” series of feminist criticism videos came out, many gamers reacted with anger at their hobby being slandered.
Listen as Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos and writer Allum Bokhari participate in the Institute of Idea’s discussion covering geek culture, Gamergate, social justice warriors, and more.
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
Halloween is serious business. As you know, I am a gay male who identifies as Zeus (pronouns Ze, Deus, or DUCK A LIGHTNING BOLT), and, besides our own Sabrina Lianne, I am the world’s foremost expert on cultural appropriation.
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.
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.
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
On the face of it, “Why do so many angry women seem to have blue hair?” doesn’t seem like one of the most pressing issues of our time. Yet the more you think about it, and the more time you spend on
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
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.