ECA's Hal Halpin on Shift Radio at Noon Eastern Time - Listen & Call In !!

June 27, 2008 -

Entertainment Consumers Association President Hal Halpin will be today's guest on Shift Radio - Your Digital Life in Overdrive.

Host Chris Melissinos will interview Hal and  listeners can call in with questions. Hal will discuss what the ECA does for the gaming community and how gamers can get involved.

Chris also promised to discuss "a cool gadget..."

UPDATE: This is the premiere episode of Shift Radio.

UPDATE 2: If you missed the program live, use the widget at left to listen to a recording.

Full Disclosure Dept: The ECA is the parent company of GamePolitics.

 


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Re: ECA's Hal Halpin on Shift Radio at Noon Eastern Time -

Can we phone in and ask why when Fox news kicked off over Mass Effect the ECA just stood there with its pants around its ankles and said nothing and it was only when the fans did something that anything happened? Can he justify why people should continue to pay fees to an organisation that's done basically nothing about the largest controvercies to hit gaming in a long time and the general lack of correct reporting from major news outlets?

Just wondering.

Re: ECA's Hal Halpin on Shift Radio at Noon Eastern Time -

Hey Luscan,

I think you might be mixing up the ESA and the ECA in their reactions to this story.  The ECA did in fact stand up against FOX News by doing a press release, media interviews and calling on Fox to retract the story.
GamePolitics even covered the ECA's reaction here, http://www.gamepolitics.com/2008/01/28/ecas-hal-halpin-calls-on-fox-news....

Brett Schenker

Online Advocacy Manager

the ECA

www.theeca.com

Brett Schenker
Online Advocacy Director
the ECA
www.theeca.com

 

Re: ECA's Hal Halpin on Shift Radio at Noon Eastern Time -

Um... You are thinking of the ESA. Hal Halpin Runs the ECA. Entertainment Software Association vs Entertainment Consumer Association.

E. Zachary Knight
www.editorialgames.com
Oklahoma City Chapter of the ECA
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Re: ECA's Hal Halpin on Shift Radio at Noon Eastern Time -

You could have if you didn't ask for permission here and actually went out and called them.  They gave out their number multiple times.

Re: ECA's Hal Halpin on Shift Radio at Noon Eastern Time -

If only my radio didn't suck ass. I can't even get local stations.

-kurisu7885

Re: ECA's Hal Halpin on Shift Radio at Noon Eastern Time -

It was podcast.  And had chat!   OOOOoooooo....

Nightwng2000

NW2K Software

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Nightwng2000 NW2K Software http://www.facebook.com/nightwing2000 Nightwng2000 is now admin to the group "Parents For Education, Not Legislation" on MySpace as http://groups.myspace.com/pfenl

Re: ECA's Hal Halpin on Shift Radio at Noon Eastern Time -

I hope they have this for download tonight. i won't be able to listen otherwise.

E. Zachary Knight
www.editorialgames.com
Oklahoma City Chapter of the ECA
MySpace Page: http://www.myspace.com/okceca
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1325674091

 
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