Marketplace Tech Report for Friday, December 21, 2012

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A video gamer has asked for a kind of "ceasefire" today, 24 hours in which people agree not to play shoot 'em up digital games as a gesture of respect to the children and adults killed in the Newtown massacre a week ago. And there's new data on how social media reacted to the Sandy Hook story. Pew's Project for Excellence in Journalism has been looking at Twitter, Blogs and op-eds online.

A gaming "ceasefire" for Newtown

A man asks fellow gamers to lay down their digital weapons in the wake of Newtown, and a new report from Pew's Excellence in Journalism project looks at why reaction to this shooting was different.
Posted In: Newtown, violence, gaming, video games

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