Sunday, March 29, 2009

Misguided moral crusaders vs. the First Amendment - Round 2

To honor Utah Governor Jon Huntsman's veto of House Bill 353, the Jack Thompson-sponsored bill which would have codified the ratings of the private Entertainment Software Rating Board into law, it seems appropriate to link to this list for reference of the seven ways the mainstream media gets the facts wrong on gaming - distorting and ignoring facts, building hysteria and outright making things up in an attempt to stir controversy and play the part of the moral crusader. (And few have proven more prominent or more fitting for this feature than Fox's Glenn Beck, pictured above. Don't worry - you won't have to watch him pretend to cry in the article's clips.)

The Top 7… hated habits of the mainstream media (GamesRadar)

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