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-Gate (Suffix)

November 18th, 2014 11:00 PM

Filed under: controversy, scandal, suffix, journalism

Since the unraveling of the so-called Watergate, the most shocking political scandal in U.S. history, the English suffix “-gate” has served well as a shorthand for “scandal” in the print media for decades, and today, it still continues to shine in the social media and news headlines as one of the most hashtag-optimized terms to refer to a s**tstorm of any nature.

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The Escapist

November 18th, 2014 8:00 PM

Filed under: video games, blog

In the wake of this year’s GamerGate online controversy, this entertainment news site has revised its editorial policies to address ethical concerns in video games journalism.

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Pomplamoose

November 18th, 2014 4:00 PM

Filed under: youtube, music video, pop

The talented multi-instrumentalist duo & real-life couple Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn rose to YouTube fame in 2010 with a series of music videos featuring cover renditions of pop hits.

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