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  1. Get a Look Inside Pro Gaming With the Pro StarCraft II Documentary Good Game

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    Good Game by Devolver Digital follows pro StarCraft II team Evil Geniuses through a year of practice and play in tournaments all over the world. Twitch has really been stepping up their game lately as far as expanding their content, and today they'll air the documentary on Devolver Digital's Twitch channel at 1PM EST.

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  2. A Lesson In Knowing Your Audience

    It’s unfortunate that my list of tips for writers was published when it was this week. If it had only been a day or two sooner, it maybe could have saved Kotaku a major headache. Jen Schiller, an intern at Kotaku, published a rather dismissive article about professional gaming this past Tuesday that was based on an interview over at Alienware Arena with David "Zaccubus" Treacy. The final tip I gave in my list was to know your audience and, sadly, it looks as if Schiller might have misunderstood exactly who it was she was talking to and what she was talking about. At best, her article was insulting, dismissive, and poorly-sourced. At worst, it was full of falsehoods and a great example of negligent journalism. It takes more than a snippet of a quote or a quick skim of an article to fully understand the intent. As some have pointed out, it’s not as if there aren’t many an example out there of, shall we say, less-than-stellar journalism. Sometimes this is intentional trolling or sensationalism while a post of this kind from an intern feels more like a misstep and an opportunity to learn.

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