Podcast #96 – Discernment Is Broken

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Let’s talk about discernment and discerning content in video games! Simple, but complex… Topics include Christian schools and communities, heavy metal, Dark Souls, Bloodborne, Mass Effect, Fox News, PluggedIn, The Hateful Eight, legalism, Killer Is Dead, The Last of Us, Spec Ops: The Line, Hotline Miami, Grand Theft Auto V,…

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#GamerGate, or How Do You Fix Video Games Journalism? Part 3

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 False Dichotomies But, of course, all of this actual discussion is completely ignored by the games media. The central issue gets obscured, and the image issues persist instead. Hey, just like real journalists! I think we can make the claim, quite easily, that journalism in general has suffered from social media and…

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Fox News, Scapegoating, Soapboxes, and High Horses: How to Handle a Crisis

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Internet Uproar, Activate! Brian Kilmeade: Is this about gun control or is this about a guy who has a history of drinking a lot, playing video games a lot and a few shooting incidents?” Elizabeth Hasselbeck: One thing that happens often in a situation as tragic as this is we start…

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