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Good gaming journalism needs know-how

Good gaming journalism needs know-how

By Thomas Wick | Columnist

September 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

As I watched the video game character move back and forth on the screen, struggling and failing to make a simple jump, I couldn’t help but cringe. I was shocked to discover the identity of the player grappling with a game tutorial with so much difficulty was an “experienced” gaming journalist. Video gam...

Bee joins late night, Stewart club

Bee joins late night, Stewart club

By Matt Maielli / Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Filed under Culture, Movies

Samantha Bee may become the first woman in late-night television this week, but she’s also extending the genre’s latest trend — emulating Jon Stewart. While the state of late-night talk shows is unsurprising, what is surprising is that almost half of all late night talk shows lead back to one man: Stewart. He left a void in comedy and journalism with his departure from “The Daily Show,” but his influence on televis...

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