The festival has moved the controversial panel to the gaming expo.
AUSTIN -- The driver that sped through a crowded street during last year's SXSW music festival, killing four people and injuring more than 20 others, was found guilty of capital murder on Friday and sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Festival scrambles to recover from controversy over GamerGate, but latest announcement draws more criticism
The festival had canceled two panels after receiving threats
After initially cancelling two Gamergate-related panels, today SXSW reversed course and announced a full day of panel discussions on the topic of online harassment. “By canceling two sessions we sent an unintended message that SXSW not...Show More Summary
After receiving numerous threats of on-site violence, a […]
But not all those invited may attend.
The popular conference will also host a daylong summit on online harassment.
SXSW Interactive faced controversy earlier this week for canceling two panels related to the issue of online harassment. Now the confab has decided to hold a full day of panel discussions on the topic.
NEW YORK (AP) — The SXSW Interactive festival says it is holding an "online harassment summit" after it was criticized for canceling two panels related to video games and online harassment. Both panels had been related to the onlineShow More Summary
The festival has been castigated for canceling two session about video games and harassment
SXSW Interactive apologized Friday for canceling two panels on videogame culture, and said it will now hold a one-day "summit" on online harassment at its March 2016 conference.
Canceled panels return along with 19 more speakers; SXSW is "truly sorry."
South by South West (SXSW) organisers are pondering an all-day event that focuses on online harassment after cancelling two panels on "GamerGate" that looked to tackle the issue, citing security concerns. Staff at SXSW pulled two panels yesterday, one of which was affiliated with the GamerGate movement. Show More Summary
A day after SXSW Interactive canceled two video game panels related to the so-called GamerGate movement over threats of violence, two digital media organizations threatened to pull out of the tech conference.
Backlash after popular Interactive festival held in Austin, Texas, canceled two panels related to gaming and online harassment
Festival organizers canceled two video game panels after threats of violence.
Tasneem Nashrulla, reporting for BuzzFeed: BuzzFeed plans to withdraw its participation from the South by Southwest Interactive festival after organizers decided to cancel two gaming and online harassment panels after receiving “numerous...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Popular online media site BuzzFeed says it may pull out of the SXSW Interactive festival held in Austin, Texas, after the festival canceled two panels related to gaming and online harassment, citing threats of violence. "Digital...Show More Summary
SXSW Interactive's cancellation of two panels on videogame culture over threats of violence sparked a backlash Tuesday as a major media outlet threatened to pull its employees from the 2016 conference.