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posted by cmn32480 on Monday August 24 2015, @02:41AM   Printer-friendly
from the white-males-have-enough-awards dept.

So, last night the SJW types over at the Hugo awards decided they'd rather burn the whole thing to the ground than give out an award based on what the readers like instead of social justice reasons:

The members of the World Science Fiction Society rejected the slate of finalists in five categories, giving No Award in Best Novella, Short Story, Related Work, Editor Short Form, and Editor Long Form. This equals the total number of times that WSFS members have presented No Award in the entire history of the Hugo Awards, most recently in 1977.

Here are a few of the people on the #SadPuppies slate that should be quite surprised to learn that they were denied a chance at an award for being white males when they wake up this morning: Rajnar Vajra, Larry Correia, Annie Bellet, Kary English, Toni Weisskopf, Ann Sowards, Megan Gray, Sheila Gilbert, Jennifer Brozek, Cedar Sanderson, and Amanda Green.

takyon: Here are in-depth explanations of the Hugo Awards controversy.

Previously: "Rightwing lobby has 'broken' Hugo awards" Says George R.R. Martin (240 comments)

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  • (Score: 2, Troll) by The Mighty Buzzard on Monday August 24 2015, @11:30AM

    Sorry, we don't do censorship around here. If that's a problem, there's the metaphorical door; don't let it hit you in the ass on the way out.

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  • (Score: 3, Insightful) by wantkitteh on Monday August 24 2015, @11:53AM

    by wantkitteh (3362) on Monday August 24 2015, @11:53AM (#226989) Homepage Journal

    I didn't ask for censorship, I asked for the basic minimum expectations of journalistic integrity to be upheld. I can't believe your one-sided rant got through the editorial process and was posted as a "news story", and I wasn't talking to you. I couldn't give a shit what you think, but it bugs the hell out of me that you abuse a platform like this to spread your venomous bollocks.

  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday August 24 2015, @02:47PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday August 24 2015, @02:47PM (#227034)

    Your submission is biased. I do not find myself to be a fan or your work. Maybe your good at running the site, but frankly I don't find your submissions to be thought provoking, or intelligent. It seems like you just want to stir the pot, and validate your own personal opinions in the comments.

    Personally I would appreciate it if you kept your biases to yourself, no matter how good you are at coding the site.

    • (Score: 2) by The Mighty Buzzard on Monday August 24 2015, @06:06PM

      Yeah, that's more or less fair except for one bit. I don't run the site, I just code it and might bounce the web front end if nobody else is around and it needs it. NCommander and paulej72 are our primary admins. The artist formerly known as juggs, mrcoolbp, and NCommander do the decision-making on Vision things.

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