Episode 30: Geek Girl in the News: Space Trolls, Skyrim Granny, + Blizzard Employee Tracking
Geek Girl in the News looks at the awesome or not so awesome news that will make you go either: “YAY” or “OMG I can’t believe that.”
The latest and greatest geek girl news from April 2019 covers the next Tomb Raider installment, black hole scientist, Katie Bouman, vs internet trolls, Blizzard’s employee pregnancy tracking, Game’s Industries top 100 most influential women in game dev, Chicago’s first black, lesbian mayor, and Shirley Curry (aka Skyrim Granny) getting immortalised in Elder Scrolls VI.
What’s your take on these news articles?
In this episode of Geek Girl in the News, we covered these news stories:
- MGM & Warner Bros Starts Climb Toward ‘Tomb Raider 2,’ Amy Jump To Write Script
- Online trolls are harassing a scientist who helped take the first picture of a black hole
- Related Twitter Thread
- Blizzard bribes female employees to track their sex, pregnancy, and moods
- Meet 100 of the most influential women working in the UK games industry
- Lori Lightfoot elected Chicago mayor, will be 1st black woman and 1st openly gay person to hold post
- ‘Skyrim Grandma’ Will Be An NPC In The Elder Scrolls VI
If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others!
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- Geeking Out About Captain Marvel: Higher, Further, Faster, Feminist
- Geek Out About Robin Hobb: Fantasy That Represents: – LGBTQ+, Gender Roles, Classism, + More
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