Monthly Archive: November 2015


SPJ Kunkel Awards | November 30th, 2015 | #
We don’t care…

…what you think.

The Kunkel Awards recognize the best in gaming news and features. The judging criteria stresses “balance” and “talking to all sides.”

Opinion columns and streams don’t do that – nor should they. Continue reading


SPJ Kunkel Awards | November 24th, 2015 | #
Protected: A timely mistake

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SPJ Kunkel Awards | November 16th, 2015 | #
Bad news

We’re too popular.

The Kunkel Awards for Video Game Journalism debuted exactly one week ago, and we’ve already received 104 nominations representing 33 websites and webcasters…

AlphaOmegaSin AngryJoeShow Breitbart Don’t Die Entertainment Software Association Errant Signal The Escapist Eurogamer Gamasutra GamePolitics.com GamesNosh The Guardian GDC Harmful Opinions Innuendo Studios Liana K Kotaku Medium Metaleater New York magazine The New Yorker Niche Gamer Offworld One Angry Gamer Polygon Liam Robertson Super Bunnyhop Superheroes in Racecars SuperNerdLand TechRaptor TotalBiscuit USgamer Wired

…which means our judges are gonna be swamped. Continue reading


SPJ Kunkel Awards | November 10th, 2015 | #
Good question

“Why?”

I’ve heard that question a lot, ever since I proposed national awards for video game journalism. But I’ve never heard it from video game enthusiasts or journalists. Continue reading