SPJAirPlay: #GamerGate Bad!

It’s just a guess, I think that Michael Koretzky does not know when to drop the shovel and climb out of the hole he’s been digging the past 2 days. His latest post does not place him in any better light than the one from yesterday,but hey, it actually was to be expected, wasn’t it?

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Brianna Wu Makes a Living From Writing. Who Knew?

Recall the other day when I asked why Brianna Wu joined the society of Professional journalists? Well, she made it clear the other day as she tweeted about it a bit. I’m not going to include all of the tweets it suffuce to say it looks like the real reason she paid her $75 dollars is that she could. SPJ membership doesn’t require the member to be a journalist.

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SPJAirplay is ButtHurt About #GamerGate

Well, it appears there’s a bit of self-created drama beginning concerning the upcoming SPJAirplay event in Miami next month. The majority of it appears to be over the actual schedule. SPJ wans to give the morning GamerGate panelists fifteen minutes to descirbe what GamerGate is all about. At least one of those panelists is demanding an hour.

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What is #GamerGate About Again?

There’s been a ongoing discussion via Twitter recently as to what GamerGate is actually about. Notice I italicized discussion. I still can’t comprehend how anyone can do that on Twitter. Anyway. There’s a side that says that the movement is all about ethics in journalism and another side that claims that yes, that’s true, but it’s also about the incursion of radical feminist ideology into gaming, or as some prefer to abbreviate, SJW’s.

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Sunday Stuff: The Orginal Pledge Salute

In researching an upcoming post I came across some fascinating images concerning the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance that I have never before seen or even heard of. It’s almost that this little part of our history has been carefully edited not only out of our history books, but out of our collective memory.

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