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#GamerGate: How Is The Media Actually Covering It?

20/10/2014 15:17 BST | Updated 20/10/2014 15:59 BST

By definition, the controversy known as #GamerGate - an essentially formless entity, which encompasses issues ranging from sexism and misogyny in games through to journalistic ethics - is intrinsically mixed up in its own media coverage.

But how is the media actually covering #GamerGate, from the mainstream to the specialist press? What do gamers think about the coverage - and is there any kind of middle ground on which proponents of both sides can agree?

HuffPost Live recently held a debate on this topic, following its much-discussed segment on what some pro-GamerGate women think of the issue.