Lessons Learned with a New York Comic-Con Press Badge

Disclaimer: This was not, by any stretch of the imagination, my first ever convention. NYCC 2011 was, however, my first convention as a member of the press. As it turns out, there isn't much difference between a badge that says "4-day" and a badge that says "press"—unless the person wearing said badge makes that… » 10/18/11 3:20pm 10/18/11 3:20pm

How Many Interns Does it Take to Cover a Press Event?

Last week, ace Kotaku Interns Jen Schiller and Joshua Rivera underwent a vital video game journalism rite of passage: their first publisher Press Event. At the suggestion of their mentor and spiritual guide Stephen Totilo, the two met up afterward via the magic of the internet to discuss their thoughts on the… » 8/03/11 2:20pm 8/03/11 2:20pm