Recommended reading: 25 tips for the young games journalist

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.

Check out the full list on Colin’s blog.

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About Stefanie Fogel

Stefanie is a freelance writer for GamesBeat at VentureBeat. Her work has also appeared on GameZone, gamrFeed, and Hooked Gamers. She talks about video games. A lot. Follow her on Twitter @stefaniefogel. View all posts by Stefanie Fogel

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