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UAT pulls Gamasutra ads over #GamerGate

The University of Advancing Technology has reportedly joined Intel in pulling its advertising from news site Gamasutra, citing the organization’s “negative journalism” regarding the #GamerGate movement.

Twitter user @Jayd3fox posted the following image Oct. 4 of an email, supposedly from Alan Hromas, UAT’s marketing and communications director.

The email reads, “UAT ceased advertising on Gamasutra as soon as we became aware of their (sic) being an issue with negative journalism,” he wrote. “Having one of the oldest game programs in the nation, we are very sensitive to issues of this nature.”

UAT hasn’t responded to requests for more information or to verify the email’s legitimacy.

Intel pulled advertising from Gamasutra Oct. 1 following complaints from #GamerGate supporters about an editorial the site had published that declared “‘Gamers’ are over.”

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