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Jessica Moreno becomes fourth senior female to leave Reddit in last month

Reddit’s head of community Jessica Moreno has left the company, marking the fourth major exit by a female employee in the last month. Moreno has stated that her gender played no role in the decision. Her departure follows those of AMA organiser Victoria Taylor, CEO Ellen Pao and chief engineer …

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How did the games media cover E3? We ask Curse

Curse VP of global sales Nathan Lindberg reveals the firm’s unique approach to covering E3 – and how it kept its fans happy Our priorities at events like E3 are very different from those of others in the industry, and we’re extremely proud of that,” Curse VP of global sales …

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How did the games media cover E3? We ask Gamer Network

June was the biggest month ever in Gamer Network’s history – following five consecutive months of record-breaking traffic. Last month, the network saw more than 29 million unique users across its various sites – including Eurogamer, Outside Xbox, Rock Paper Shotgun, VG247 and more – a rise of 65 per …

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How did the games media cover E3? We ask IGN

IGN’s UK editor-in-chief Alex Simmons lifts the curtain on the media giant’s record-breaking coverage of this year’s E3 A few years ago doomsayers claimed E3 was dead, that the show was little more than a demonstration of gratuitous excess. But that was the E3 of old, and as an event …

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How did the games media cover E3? We ask VideoGamer.com

VideoGamer.com head of video production Simon Miller explains how the site’s comedic approach to E3 helped it stand out from the crowd For E3 2015 VideoGamer – from a video standpoint – decided to try something different. Using comedy as a basis for the majority of our video output has …

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GameSpot’s VanOrd heads to Trion Worlds

The senior editor of consumer games giant GameSpot is leaving the site to join MMO developer Trion Worlds. He leaves for this new writing position having landed his first paid role with GameSpot in 2006. A lot has changed over the (almost) nine years I have been with GameSpot,” VanOrd …

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No rape please, but racism is fine – Reddit CEO outlines new rules

Reinstated Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has outlined what he believes is a new future for Reddit where its most distasteful content is stamped out. Effectively it boils down to this: Users can say they don’t like something or someone, but they can’t incite action against others or harass them. As …

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Reddit chief engineer Bethanye Blount quits

Does Reddit have a gender discrimination problem that it needs to address?” That’s the question being posed to Reddit after news that chief engineer Bethanye Blount has quit the company after just two months in the job and just days after CEO Ellen Pao also departed. Pao had endured months …

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Reddit CEO Ellen Pao resigns

Ellen Pao is no longer the CEO of Reddit. The news of her departure follows recent disruption across the site as moderators rebelled against what they saw as the unfair sacking of its AMA coordinator. Pao’s apology was seemingly not enough to quall the site’s fury. Ellen Pao resigned from …

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Future acquires online advertising and publishing platform Net Communities

Media firm Future has acquired London-based internet and advertising providing Net Communities. Net Communities clients include Polygon-owner Vox Media as well as TNW, Anandtech, Digital Trends and Tom’s Hardware. It also runs a number of B2B tech sites including ITProportal, ITReviews and ITWhitePapers. It has a monthly audience of around …

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