By Casey Bukro
Is GamerGate about ethical violations in video-game journalism?
Or is GamerGate just a smokescreen for harassing women who want to work in the male-dominated gaming industry?
Or is it something else?
A live-streamed debate will sort it out Aug. 15 in Miami.
Elements in the controversy include the $15 billion video game industry, the video game press, game reviewers, developers, commentators and those who sell advertising in gaming magazines. It’s a volatile mixture.
Michael Koretzky, a regional director for the Society of Professional Journalists, organized the conference and will moderate. His region covers Alabama, Georgia, Florida and South Carolina. Sponsors are the region and SPJ Florida.
AdviceLine questioned Koretzky on the key issues: