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Kurdish forces seize control of Sinjar from Isil

The recapture of northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, carried out by peshmerga fighters, cuts the supply line between Isil's Iraq hub, Mosul, and areas it holds in Syria<p>Kurdish forces backed by British and American war planes and drones declared they had seized control of the strategic town of Sinjar …

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The origins of #GamerGate (with images, tweets) · davidsgallant

”Kvinnoföraktet i spelbranschen är knappast något nytt”

I dag skulle den kanadensisk-amerikanska mediekritikern och bloggaren Anita Sarkeesian hållit ett föredrag på Utah State University om sexism i …

Gamergate backlash hits front page of the New York Times

Leading video game trade group says violence and harassment 'have to stop'<p>The <i>New York Times</i> today published a front-page article on the increasingly hostile threats that female video game critics are facing, underscoring the growing backlash against the so-called Gamergate movement. The report, …

After death threats, feminist speaker has to cancel talk because of Utah's concealed carry laws

Feminist video critic Anita Sarkeesian canceled an appearance at Utah State University after being informed that campus police couldn’t prevent …

'Massacre' threat forces Anita Sarkeesian to cancel university talk

Anita Sarkeesian, creator of the popular <i>Tropes vs. Women</i> video series, is at the center of yet another death threat. The <i>Standard Examiner</i> reports that the director of Utah State University's Center for Women and Gender, along with several other people, received an email promising a mass shooting if …

Pewdiepies jargong stänger ute kvinnor

Tanken på att förbättra situationen för kvinnor har aldrig slagit Felix Kjellberg<p>SPELA12 oktober 2014 18:18<p>Jag står utanför och ser på när Pewdiepie …

Harassed game developer driven from home after receiving death threats on Twitter

Game developer Brianna Wu and her husband called the police and left their home last night after receiving a credible death threat on Twitter. The threats appear to be the latest in the "Gamergate movement," which has led to several attacks on those criticizing the treatment of women in video games.<p>…

Game developer Brianna Wu flees home after death threats, Mass. police investigating

Game developer Brianna Wu, head of development at Boston-based Giant Spacekat, fled her home after receiving a series of specific, violent threats directed at her and her family on Twitter last night. Police confirmed they are actively investigating the threats.<p>The harassment of Wu is the third …

GamerGate: A Closer Look At The Controversy Sweeping Video Games

It all started with a blog post.<p>Jilted ex-boyfriend Eron Gjoni wrote a long treatise on the alleged infidelity of his ex-girlfriend, video game developer Zoe Quinn. Members of the video game industry and press were implicated.<p>This led to an initial outcry over corruption in the video game press. …

#GamerGate – An Issue With Two Sides

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Allum Bokhari is a political consultant who plays far too many vidya games.</i> <i>After graduating from the University of Oxford with a BA in History & Politics, he spent some time interning with a Government minister in the United Kingdom. Having also worked for an investment bank, he</i> …

Macho frizoner under attack

<b>I morgon</b> sommarpratar underhållaren Felix "Pewdiepie" Kjellberg, 24, som genom att filma sig själv när han spelar datorspel blivit stormrik och …

Stop supporting Gamergate

Don't be fooled by "gamers" who want to enlist you for abuse<p>If you’re a person who cares about video games and also happens to care about other people, you should denounce "Gamergate." You might have heard that it’s a movement about ethics in video game journalism, but in practice it’s a …

KULTUR: Förbannade kufar!

ÅSIKT<p>Förbannade kufar!<p><b>Magnus Edlund</b> om näthat, rasism och sexism inom nördkulturen<p><b>Detta är en kulturartikel</b> som är en del av Aftonbladets …

We arrive at Mars today! After a 10-month, 442 million mile journey, our Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) is set to enter Martian orbit at approximately 9:50 p.m. EDT tonight. NASA TV coverage begins at 9:30 p.m. It is the first spacecraft dedicated to exploring the upper atmosphere of Mars, answering important questions about the planet's history and climate. Image Credit: NASA (This Viking 1 orbiter) #nasa #maven #mars #space #planets #journeytomars #climate #atmosphere #science 180B7B29-C1D6-4BEA-AF6B-79795237393B

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