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Trib Talk: #Gamergate in Utah

First Published      Last Updated Oct 17 2014 09:54 am

Violent threats against Anita Sarkeesian, a feminist critic of video games, point to a wider conversation about misogyny in gamer culture and freedom of speech on campus.

On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Ann Austin of Utah State University's Center for Women and Gender, University of Utah Game Design director Roger Altizer and BYU cybersecurity student and hard-core gamer Laura Wilkinson join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss sexism, video games and the so-called #Gamergate mind-set.

Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+ or texting 801-609-8059.




jnpearce@sltrib.com

Twitter: @jnpearce

 

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