Sunday, March 22, 2015

If you don't think Gamergate began because Zoe Quinn failed Ethics 101

Being neutral in the gamergate wars*, but fascinated by the SJW phenomenon, I keep trying to figure out where the greatest failures are when both sides have their doxxers and threateners. One thing is clear: on the ethics issue, Gamergate wins.

Here are the most basic rules of ethics in journalism and business:

!. Avoid conflicts of interest.

2. If you cannot avoid them, acknowledge them.

Here's a breakdown of how Quinn was helped by one of her lovers:

* I'm not a gamer, and unlike some prominent critics of gamers, I'm not willing to pretend I'm one.