PewDiePie attends the Star Wars: The Force Awakens European Premiere on December 16, 2015 in Leicester Square, London. Photo: PA Wire/Abaca Press/TNS PewDiePie attends the Star Wars: The Force Awakens European Premiere on December 16, 2015 in Leicester Square, London. Photo: PA Wire/Abaca Press/TNS
PewDiePie attends the Star Wars: The Force Awakens European Premiere on December 16, 2015 in Leicester Square, London. Photo: PA Wire/Abaca Press/TNS

The forever war of PewDiePie: how mainstream media made YouTuber ‘poster boy for anti-PC crowd’

  • Swedish YouTube sensation has responsibilities he doesn’t accept, say critics, who point to him recommending racists’ content to his 77 million followers
  • Fans rush to his defence when mainstream media runs articles critical of him, as do right-wing personalities who seek to tap his audience

Topic |   Internet
PewDiePie attends the Star Wars: The Force Awakens European Premiere on December 16, 2015 in Leicester Square, London. Photo: PA Wire/Abaca Press/TNS PewDiePie attends the Star Wars: The Force Awakens European Premiere on December 16, 2015 in Leicester Square, London. Photo: PA Wire/Abaca Press/TNS
PewDiePie attends the Star Wars: The Force Awakens European Premiere on December 16, 2015 in Leicester Square, London. Photo: PA Wire/Abaca Press/TNS
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