Long time Kotaku writer and member of the infamous Game Journo Pro cabal Jason Schreier has announced http://archive.is/G0A2D he will be departing from Kotaku as of this Friday. Continue reading “Jason Schreier Is Leaving Kotaku Because They Won’t Let Them Be Political Anymore”
There was a recently published article over on Breitbart from T.D. Adler, a former editor at Wikipedia who went by the handle Devil’s Advocate. The article pertains to the corruption within media and academia that repeatedly refer to, cite, or utilize information from the Wikipedia article about #GamerGate, which is steeped in falsehoods and grandiose canards. Continue reading “Media, Academia, And Wikipedia’s Misinformation About #GamerGate”
It’s easy to forget that during the early days of #GamerGate when people were still concerned about how the media portrayed the consumer revolt against media corruption, that Wikipedia played a huge part in the perception of the event. A lot of people who were looking up cursory information about it would land on the Wikipedia page only to discover that it was rife with misinformation and falsehoods that have been perpetuated to this very day. Continue reading “Wikipedia’s Bias Against #GamerGate Revisited”
[Update 9/9/2019:] Following the publication of this article, the entry for “GamerGate” on Urban Dictionary has been updated again, as detailed in an archive from September 9th, 2019. The reference to ants has been removed and two entries for #GamerGate the consumer revolt have been added instead. Zoe Quinn’s entry, however, is still absent from the Urban Dictionary.
[Original article:] Urban Dictionary, the crowdsourced pop-culture dictionary, has removed and censored any mentions of the #GamerGate consumer revolt or Zoe Quinn. This was originally brought to the attention of the Kotaku In Action sub-reddit, but was quickly deleted. However, a repost on Kotaku In Action 2 ensured that people were made aware of the censorship. Continue reading “#GamerGate And Zoe Quinn Entries Censored On Urban Dictionary”
It’s about five years late, but Mode 7 Games co-founder Paul Kilduff-Taylor come out against #GamerGate and Carl “Sargon of Akkad” Benjamin after he discovered that Sargon would be a UKIP election candidate, as reported by the Independent. Continue reading “Frozen Synapse Dev Comes Out Against #GamerGate And Sargon Of Akkad”
The writer of 80 Days and Sunless Skies, Meg Jayanth, took to the stage at this year’s GDC Independent Games Festival to both self-aggrandize her accomplishments and to condemn #GamerGate while blaming gaming culture for the Christchurch shooting in New Zealand. Continue reading “Writer Meg Jayanth Condemned #GamerGate, Blamed Gamers For New Zealand Shooting During GDC Speech”
Censorship reigns supreme during politically motivated tragedies that the mainstream media can use to inculcate plebeians with their own agenda. This has become rather apparent with the fact that Gab.ai’s Dissenter extension is reportedly being censored by New Zealand ISPs. Continue reading “#GamerGate Blamed For ChristChurch Shooting; Dissenter Access Blocked; YouTube Filters Search Results”
IGN updated their articles featuring automated affiliate links by adding in an automated disclosure that lets visitors know that certain articles contain paid affiliate links. Continue reading “IGN Adds Affiliate Link Disclosure To Articles After #GamerGate Campaign”
The media continues to run to the defense of Captain Marvel as if Brie Larson and her fictional alter ego Carol Danvers need activists masquerading as journalists to white knight for her in order to preserve the integrity of her fragile sensibilities, like some kind of cosmic-powered damsel in distress. This whole escapade of puerility is best exemplified with an article from The Daily Beast that was published on March 6th, 2019, titled “How Brie Larson’s ‘Captain Marvel’ Made Angry White Men Lose Their Damn Minds”. Continue reading “Daily Beast Shills For Captain Marvel, Calls Detractors Angry White #GamerGate Incels”
The Escapist Magazine issued an apology to YouTuber Jeremy Hambly, also known as The Quartering, for incendiary calumny in an article published on February 27th, 2019 that was aimed at the YouTuber because he criticized Respawn Entertainment and EA’s Apex Legends agenda. Continue reading “Escapist Magazine Apologizes To The Quartering For Calumny Used In Apex Legends Editorial”
[Update 3/14/2019:] IGN has updated their web pages and now include an affiliate link disclosure for their content.
[Original article:] A lot of major media networks use automated affiliate links to help make some cash off of the hyperlinks featured in the articles across the website. Usually there are auto-link vendors such as Viglink or Amazon that offer such services, and you’ll occasionally encounter them across websites. What you probably didn’t know is that media publishers are supposed to disclose that they get paid for hosting these affiliate links on their site, and must declare that these are advertisements or that they make bank on said links. Well, IGN was called out recently for including affiliate links across nearly the entire site without disclosing that fact. Continue reading “IGN Gets Called Out For Affiliate Links That Breach FTC Standards”
A statement from Melinda Smith, better known by her stage name Mercedes Carrera, was issued to XBIZ [via KIA] on February 7th, 2019, where she explained why she was arrested, and the claims made in the police report about abusing a child under the age of 10. Continue reading “Mercedes Carrera Claims Ex-Partner Told Police Daughter Was Being Abused For Custody Reasons”
Jim Sterling recently took to Twitter to discuss a paid promotional review deal from the company representing Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Yoozoo Games. The company was asking about how much Sterling charged to post coverage of the browser-based game, Game of Thrones, and Sterling finally did the ethical thing by exposing it publicly, further proving that #GamerGate was right all along about corruption running rife within the media and journalism industry. Continue reading “Jim Sterling Proves #GamerGate Was Right All Along By Outing Paid Review Deal For Game Of Thrones”