Sorry. Couldn't resist.
Anyway, GameDaily BIZ has an interview up with the Professor Jenkins (pictured) who is probably best known by GP readers as the author of Reality Bytes: Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked. Here are some highlights from the interview:
On mainstream media's insistence on linking violent games with real-world violence (especially relevant this week, given the Dawson College rampage):
"The news organizations are getting caught in a bind; they need to hold onto their core consumers who tend to skew older than most games players and tend to know very little about games as a medium... they know that these consumers are terrified of games and so they can hold their interest if they play up scare stories."
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