In the years that I've been working as a writer, I've been blessed to work under some of the best in the business. One of them was former Shacknews Editor-In-Chief Garnett Lee and he taught me one of the most important lessons I've learned in my career during one of the final episodes of Weekend Confirmed. That lesson is that readers have every right to keep the media honest and question the process whenever things get shady. Good media folks want their readers to keep them honest, because without the readers, the media is a worthless institution. My intention with this article is not to purposely call anybody out, but rather to point to a disturbing trend and begin working towards a different direction that stamps out this kind of deceitful behavior.
On Saturday, the readers spoke out and mocked the gaming media for getting a story outrageously wrong. Since then, IGN has issued a
Saturday, the media was all-too-quick to declare this game cancelled