• SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Farewell, Patrick! Thanks For Everything! We'll Miss You!. on the General Discussion board

    Great news. Hope we can get someone more in touch with actual journalism in the "cub reporter" spot at GB, maybe?

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    Please close my account and cancel my subscription. I'm done with this place. 2014 Jeff would tell Kane & Lynch Jeff his concerns were unimportant and he should just give the 9.0.

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Why don't we just make a different hashtag? (Gamergate). on the General Discussion board

    That's a ridiculous argument, though. What's to stop people saying "That #FixGamesJournalism group is just GamerGate"? There's nothing to be gained from it.

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Why don't we just make a different hashtag? (Gamergate). on the General Discussion board

    Interesting, I assumed all discussion of this topic was still being censored from the site."GamerGate" is a thing that happened. Fourteen sites ran "Gamers are dead" articles the same day.#GamerGate ...

  • SweeneyTodd created a forum topic Giant Bomb in the news! on the General Discussion board.
  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic What Giant Bomb content don't you consume?. on the Bomb Squad board

    I don't have any use for anything from Patrick or Alex.Okay, that's not 100% true, I listen to the PowerBombcast. Other than that, I can't even watch GBEAST videos without cringing, which is shameful...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic A Game About Grieving. on the Fragments of Him board

    > check game dev's twitter> it's full of people mocking #GamerGatenice try.

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Grantland Popculture Podcasts Discuss Gamergate Kerfuffle. on the General Discussion board

    Zoe's largely irrelevant to the entire thing, it was when almost every site in existence closed ranks around the potential corruption and conflict of interest, and her PR manager organized the "Cuties...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Grantland Popculture Podcasts Discuss Gamergate Kerfuffle. on the General Discussion board

    One reason this is happening on twitter is because the sites that it's about, and many other, censor the discussion heavily and/or prevent that discussion entirely. (did you know that even on 4chan's ...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Dan Ryckert F Bombs...Too Often?. on the Dan Ryckert board

    @meatball said:Hasn't fucking bothered me at fucking all.fuck yeah.

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Defensiveness and Beliefs. on the Off-Topic board

    There's no calm rational discussion to be had when one side won't let the other even get their words out before condemning them. On ANY side.Disagreement is not a bad thing, guys, there's no reason t...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    @milkman said: @milkman said: Johnny V and Disney Interactive used Giant Bomb's panel to make an announcement about Disney Infinity this weekend. Part of the panel was literally dedicated to promoti...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message on the post Games Journalism Must Be Tough, And I Don't Envy Those Doing It.

    @splodge said: @sweeneytodd: no, its not a safe place for those who want to reduce the discussion to unfounded conspiracy nonsense and those who wish to break the very clear rules. If you have been mo...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    @dokaka said:This "gamergate" thing has made me lose any interest in gaming journalism as a medium. The incredible amount of evidence that have piled up at this point highlighting the blatant corrupt...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message on the post Games Journalism Must Be Tough, And I Don't Envy Those Doing It.

    @coke said: I don't think you really understand what the whole thing is about, but I'm not getting into an argument here. Differing opinions don't last very long in these parts.Exactly. This site is ...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    @juno500 said: Also, as a general aside, I can understand why the gaming press would find it annoying to listen to complaints about journalistic ethics considering that most of the people complainin...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    "Ultimately, if you feel a reporter can't keep personal and professional separate, why are you listening to them at all?"Well, yeah. I don't listen to Patrick. I don't think he understands how to be a...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Saints Row should go back to its roots.. on the Saints Row board

    I enjoyed SR4 a lot as an Infamous/Mass Effect parody. I think SR3 was a better Saint's Row game, yeah. I do hope they go back towards their roots, but I enjoyed that they did something different for...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Disclosure of Kickstarter and Patreon backings.. on the General Discussion board

    @august said: Can someone explain to me why backing a Patreon is a conflict of interest? The journalist doesn't benefit in any discernible way.a "conflict of interest" is a defined legal thing, not j...

  • SweeneyTodd posted a message in the forum topic Disclosure of Kickstarter and Patreon backings.. on the General Discussion board

    @valjean9430 said: This is all very well and good, but I don't understand what is so important about removing bias for a games journalist.I see it as getting very involved in a conversation that has ...