The cost of war is a high one, and the conflict between Israel and Palestine is no different. It's a truth upon which almost all of us can agree.
So how did IGN get embroiled in the Middle East and to such an extent that seemingly everyone, everywhere is mad at them?
Corporations don't have beliefs, but people do...in Virtual Legality.
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Discussed in this episode:
"How to Help Palestinian Civilians"
IGN - May 14, 2021 (Archive)
"The Gaza doom loop"
Vox - May 13, 2021
"We call on the international community to condemn such barbaric actions..."
Tweet - May 15, 2021 - Kamahl Santamaria (Quoting Al Jazeera)
"Yesterday, we targeted an important base of operations for Hamas' military intel..."
Tweet - May 16, 2021 - Israel Defense Forces
"What the Media Gets Wrong About Israel"
The Atlantic - November 30, 2014
"Did a 'planned ploy' make the global press (and Hamas) think Gaza had been invaded?"
New York Times Gaza Updates Thread (Archive)
"Today the President spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, reaffirmed his strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself..."
Tweet - May 15, 2021 - White House
"BREAKING: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he has not seen any Israeli evidence of Hamas operating in a Gaza office building..."
Tweet - May 17, 2021 - AP
"Blinken signals no immediate US press for Mideast cease-fire"
AP A - May 17, 2021
IGN Israel Post - May 15, 2021 (through Tweet)
IGN Brand Partners Page
"IGN Takes Down Article And Tweet Sharing Palestinian Aid Groups [Update]"
Kotaku - Updated May 17, 2021
"Palestinian civilians across Gaza, West Bank, and Jerusalem are experiencing great suffering..."
GameSpot - May 15, 2021
"Help Palestinian Civilians In Need By Donating To Charity"
GameSpot - May 15, 2021
"Across IGN, our hearts are heavy..."
Tweet - May 17, 2021 - IGN
"Understand how important this is..."
Tweet - May 16, 2021 - Rami Ismail
"Not to speak for anyone else..."
Tweet - May 17, 2021 - Imran Khan
"After Days Of Resignations, The Last Of The Deadspin Staff Has Quit"
NPR - November 1, 2019
"With all that’s going on with IGN, absolutely nobody in media should be pressuring anyone..."
Tweet - May 17, 2021 - Nick Calandra
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