Brian Crecente

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Brian Crecente

Polygon, Editor

Previously: Kotaku Editor-in-Chief, NPR, Paste Magazine, The Guardian

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About

Wrote two times about the Games for Change organization, originally without disclosing that he had just taken an unpaid volunteer position as a member of the nonprofit corporation’s advisory board. Promptly added disclosures once he was made aware of the issue.

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2016 Jun 24

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2016 Jul 13

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Portrayed in the People of GamerGate series.

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2016 Jul 13

In 2007, when he was the Editor-in-Chief of Kotaku, the outlet published a later-confirmed rumor about then-upcoming Playstation Home. Kotaku was “blackballed” by Sony as retaliation, and, after Crecente published an article about it, the issue being resolved amicably on the same day.

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2016 Jul 13

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