Gaming Journalism: A Haven For Sensationalism

Journalism is built upon stretching the truth and finding creative ways to draw in the readers or viewers. When it comes to gaming journalism though, this becomes all the more extreme as it often seems as though it is entirely built upon sensationalism.

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Chaostar2341d ago

There needs to be some kind of video game journalism watchdog. An organisation which could approve and promote websites that inform, entertain or educate without the need for sensationalist exaggeration.

Maybe that's a bit too 'nanny state' though, if people just stop clicking the obvious flame-bait headlines the problem would go away by itself; however we all know the number of naive gamers far outweigh the experienced ones.