Female Games Critic Threatened with Mass Shooting


Female Games Critic Threatened with Mass Shooting

Anita Sarkeesian was targeted in the latest example of #GamerGate gone wrong.

The #GamerGate controversy has been boiling over since August. Some say that the movement is a cry for journalistic integrity in video game media, but others argue that the movement is nothing more than a vessel for misogyny. Recently, feminist and video game critic, Anita Sarkeesian cancelled her speech at USU due to the threat of a "massacre". Apparently, she felt that security wasn't up to par.

Find out what happened at USU in today's video!

Follow up on #GamerGate

Source material for today's video comes from:
What Is Gamergate, and Why? An Explainer for Non-Geeks - Gawker.com
Anita Sarkeesian Cancels Speech Following Terror Threats - Kotaku.com
Another Woman In Gaming Flees Home Following Death Threats - Kotaku.com
No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry - Polygon.com
The threat letter in question - Standard.net

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