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Conflict of Interest Between Polygon and Games for Change.

Honkimus_Maximus Jun 24th, 2016 (edited) 1,012 Never
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  1. Summary of First COI:
  2. In Polygon's article "Feminist Frequency editor calls out gaming's straight male status quo at Games for Change" by Allegra Frank, Polygon fails to mention that Polygon's founding editor and executive editor, Brian Crecente, is also a member of Games for Change's advisory board. There is no disclosure of this in the article.
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  4. Article in question:
  5. [http://archive.is/61oqg]
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  8. Summary of Second COI: --RESOLVED--
  9. In Polygon's article "Guns, games and violence: The real questions you should be asking" by Brain Crecente, Polygon talks about the latest Games for Change festival. He fails to mention that he is also a member of Games for Change's advisory board.
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  11. Article in question:
  12. [https://archive.is/SKJLi]
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  15. Summary of Third COI: --RESOLVED--
  16. In Polygon's article "In the shadow of E3, this other festival gathers to discuss the impact of gaming" by Brain Crecente, Polygon talks about the latest Games for Change festival. He fails to mention that he is also a member of Games for Change's advisory board.
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  18. Article in question:
  19. [http://archive.is/ZPulV]
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  22. Summary of Fourth COI:
  23. In Polygon's article "Civilization is heading to the classroom with new educational edition (update)" by Allegra Frank, Polygon fails to mention that Polygon's founding editor and executive editor, Brian Crecente, is also a member of Games for Change's advisory board. There is no disclosure of this in the article.
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  25. Article in question:
  26. [http://archive.is/Qsfpe]
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  30. Evidence of Brian Crecente being a member of Games for Change's advisory board:
  31. [http://archive.is/y4mhx]
  32. [http://archive.is/JZIcE]
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  34. Evidence of Brian Crecente being Polygon's executive editor:
  35. [http://archive.is/vDEa6]
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