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User avatar #36 - countigor (10/31/2014) [-]
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User avatar #21 - huntergriff (10/29/2014) [-]
How is donating to a game's kickstarter whose creator is a friend of yours, and writing a review on said game by giving it a favorable review without disclosing that you are friends with said Creator of the game, not a Conflict of interest?
#34 - wyldek (10/29/2014) [-]
If you're writing a review on a friends game, you should reveal the relationship between you two, like I said earlier.

And donating to the kickstarter is just like buying the game. How is there a conflict of interest there?
#9 - And yes, in that case it is very unethical. Letting someone bu…  [+] (4 new replies) 10/28/2014 on this is why gamergate is a... 0
User avatar #10 - huntergriff (10/28/2014) [-]
>Donating to a friends kickstarter is not.

except it is. If you, as a journalist, are donating to a friend of yours who wants you to do a review on their game and on them, then yes. it is still unethical, You are supposed to recuse yourself from writing an article, or doing a piece on TV on it, or a podcast, or what have you, if you have a conflict of interest with the subject or disclose said conflict of interest, which many of these journos have not done, and continue to not do.
#11 - wyldek (10/28/2014) [-]
Donating to kickstarter doesn't give the journalist anything other than the game and whatever rewards there are for that kickstarter tier, the same as anybody else. They don't get any additional benefit from it for being a journalist. It doesn't give them a stake in the company or anything.
All you are doing is helping the game get made, which you are totally allowed to do. If a journalist likes a game, they can help (personally) to get it made, that is not a conflict of interest. It's only a conflict of interest if that game getting made is of benefit to them (ie if they were investors).
User avatar #21 - huntergriff (10/29/2014) [-]
How is donating to a game's kickstarter whose creator is a friend of yours, and writing a review on said game by giving it a favorable review without disclosing that you are friends with said Creator of the game, not a Conflict of interest?
#34 - wyldek (10/29/2014) [-]
If you're writing a review on a friends game, you should reveal the relationship between you two, like I said earlier.

And donating to the kickstarter is just like buying the game. How is there a conflict of interest there?
#7 - I dunno, I feel that as long as the reviewer doesn't stand to …  [+] (6 new replies) 10/28/2014 on this is why gamergate is a... 0
User avatar #8 - huntergriff (10/28/2014) [-]
The reviewer DOES profit from it. These devs that are paying for favorable reviews and shit, are literally paying for these people's bar tabs, spa services, etc on top of giving them money TO review said game.
#9 - wyldek (10/28/2014) [-]
And yes, in that case it is very unethical. Letting someone buy good reviews is a violation of journalistic integrity.

Donating to a friends kickstarter is not. Giving a friends good reviews is, while questionable, most likely merely a case of bias. And even the best journalists have a little bias, it can't be helped. I believe that revealing the relationship beforehand is enough.
User avatar #10 - huntergriff (10/28/2014) [-]
>Donating to a friends kickstarter is not.

except it is. If you, as a journalist, are donating to a friend of yours who wants you to do a review on their game and on them, then yes. it is still unethical, You are supposed to recuse yourself from writing an article, or doing a piece on TV on it, or a podcast, or what have you, if you have a conflict of interest with the subject or disclose said conflict of interest, which many of these journos have not done, and continue to not do.
#11 - wyldek (10/28/2014) [-]
Donating to kickstarter doesn't give the journalist anything other than the game and whatever rewards there are for that kickstarter tier, the same as anybody else. They don't get any additional benefit from it for being a journalist. It doesn't give them a stake in the company or anything.
All you are doing is helping the game get made, which you are totally allowed to do. If a journalist likes a game, they can help (personally) to get it made, that is not a conflict of interest. It's only a conflict of interest if that game getting made is of benefit to them (ie if they were investors).
User avatar #21 - huntergriff (10/29/2014) [-]
How is donating to a game's kickstarter whose creator is a friend of yours, and writing a review on said game by giving it a favorable review without disclosing that you are friends with said Creator of the game, not a Conflict of interest?
#34 - wyldek (10/29/2014) [-]
If you're writing a review on a friends game, you should reveal the relationship between you two, like I said earlier.

And donating to the kickstarter is just like buying the game. How is there a conflict of interest there?
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User avatar #55 - emiyashirou (10/24/2014) [-]
He lives in ShitThatNeverHappenedville.
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