Stumbled across this on Twitter tonight (thanks @aegies!) — 25 tips from IGN’s Colin Campbell to young games journalists. As someone who’s still learning the ropes myself, I always appreciate advice from the old timers, such as:
Your job is to inform and entertain readers. Your job is not to please corporate interests like console manufacturers, retailers or games publishers. Don’t ever allow yourself to become confused about this. Because, by means subtle or crude, they really will try to turn you to their agenda.