#Gamergate moral panic resembles the 90s, which directly affects women's career choices

By now, if you haven't been living off-grid, you've heard of Gamergate. It's been mentioned in connection to recent school massacre email threat made to Utah State University, who were clear on that they "determined that there was no threat to students, staff or the speaker, so no alert was issued", prior to Anita Sarkeesian scheduled lecture.

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Mercedes pulls advertising from Gawker network.

Yesterday, in the middle of bullying prevention month - see Pacer.org, Stop and Stomp - Sam Biddle of Gawker media cracked a few jokes on twitter.

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Ballantine's "The could be true story" (2014) 2:02 (UK)

Ballantine's "The could be true story" (2014) 2:02 (UK)

If Ballantine's Whisky hadn't stayed the same, imagine what would have happened. It could be true, ya know. Except it isn't. It's more a lot of silly stuff, to prove that Ballantine's has stayed true to its roots.

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Taco Bell PS4 Destiny "The randomly chosen one" (2014) :30 (USA)

Taco Bell PS4 Destiny "The randomly chosen one" (2014) :30 (USA)

Taco Bell and Playstation have partnered up to give away a limited edition PS4 Destiny Bundle. Winners are randomly chosen every 15 minutes.
If only the prize included acting lessons. Because wow. This spot makes B-movies seem like Shakespeare.

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Wienerschnitzel - Big Angus Premium Beef Hot Dogs! - 2014 :30 (USA)

Wienerschnitzel -  Big Angus Premium Beef Hot Dogs! - 2014 :30 (USA)

Renegade Animation takes Wienerschnitzel back to the ‘60s in a new, animated advertising campaign for the restaurant chain. Conceived by Orange County, California agency DGWB, the commercials use retro animation and jingles to evoke Wienerschnitzel’s 1961 origins.

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Thorne Travel - Thorne Travel Advert (2014) 2:54 (UK)

Thorne Travel - Thorne Travel Advert (2014) 2:54 (UK)

Fresh in the viral video charts and currently doing the social media rounds in the UK, Thorne Travel – a Scottish travel agency based in the town of Kilwinning – has created something of a buzz with their new ad.

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Adventure Filmmaker Taylor Steele Signs with Bully Pictures

Taylor Steele, an American filmmaker best known for the award-winning surf documentaries Sipping Jetstream and Castles in the Sky, has joined Bully Pictures for exclusive representation for advertising projects. The director of more than 40 films as well as television spots for Corona, Aston Martin, Roxy and Pacifico, Steele has spent more than two decades traveling the globe, capturing spectacular imagery while working with the world’s best surfers, musicians and other talents.

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Ronald McDonald House Charities "Chloe" (20140 3:40 (USA)

Ronald McDonald House Charities "Chloe" (20140 3:40 (USA)

Ronald McDonald House Charities has been providing a home away from home for sick children and their families. And they've been doing so for the past 40 years. To celebrate this milestone.

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Sarah Silverman's Equal Pay ad offends transgender community

When I posted the Equal Pay Project last week I called it, and I said "I honestly expect Sarah Silverman tarred and feathered by morning. Oooh! Next cover-photo should be that. That's kind of hot." The ad has indeed upset the transgender community so much, that National Women's Law Center now had to make a statement explaining the joke.

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Bob Garfield's Genius Dialogues on Kickstarter

Bob Garfield, the original adcritic, host of "On the Media" at NPR and author of at least a half-dozen books has a kickstarter campaign up now. They're seeking help to make Bob Garfield's "Genius Dialogues" with MacArthur's 'Genius' Grant Recipients available as multimedia ebooks/shows. Conversations with the people whose ideas are shaping our future, presented by Bob.

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