I think the iPad Mini makes sense because a regular iPad is really big and the Kindle Fire and Nexus tablets have been very popular, but that 1024 x 768 resolution is pathetic for an 7.9 inch tablet in an age where phones have 720p screens.
Keighley describes himself as a "videogame journalist" on his twitter page, and any sympathy I had for Lauren Wainwright vanished when she make bullshit claims of libel and cost an actual journalist his job. She has also reviewed Square-Enix games in the past despite claiming she never did.
And Cheapy, NeoGAF is not just a videogame message board. It's a guy's career and livelihood, just like CAG is for you. While I agree that a permanent ban is too harsh, the guy who runs GAF has good reason for wanting to keep publishers and retailers at arm's length which he explained in the Amazon DD sales thread.