Jordan Bigel sends out news that InWorld Studios is partnering with the Creative Coalition to broadcast in Second Life a real-world discussion on US presidential politics with several prominent pundits, activists, and bloggers. Entitled "Talking the Talk: The Creative Coalition’s 21st Century Debate Dialogue in conjunction with the New Hampshire Presidential Debates," the event will take place on June 4 at 7AM PST. Participants will include:
- Eric Alterman, “The Nation” and MSNBC
- Frank Luntz, Republican pollster
and best-selling author
- Bill Schneider, CNN’s Senior Political Advisor
- Arianna Huffington, syndicated columnist and liberal blogger
- Lawrence J. O’Donnell Jr., MSNBC’s Senior Political Advisor acting as moderator
The Creative Coalition is an entertainment industry led non-profit advocacy organization. A number of actors will be in attendance at the debate including Joe Pantoliano (“The Matrix”, “The Sopranos”), Wendie Malick (“Just Shoot Me”, “Frasier”) and
Peter Coyote (“Brothers and Sisters”, “The 4400”).
The live SL broadcast will take place at InWorld Studios Island (teleport SLURL). Residents will be able to submit questions to the panelists, but fanboy comments and offers of friendship will likely be ignored. After the fold is the complete press release from InWorld…
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Press Release Source: InWorld Studios
InWorld Studios And The Creative Coalition To Bring “Talking The Talk: The Creative Coalition’s 21st Century Debate Dialogues” To Second Life
First Event June 4th 7am SLT/10am EDST Broadcasting LIVE Streaming Video Feed From Manchester, New Hampshire In Between The Republican And Democratic Presidential Candidate Debates.
LOS ANGELES – On June 5th, 2007 at 7am SLT/10am EDST The Creative Coalition, the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan social and political advocacy organization of the entertainment industry, will broadcast into Second Life via LIVE streaming video a roundtable discussion featuring a panel of well-respected political pundits, activists and journalists. The event will be held in Manchester, New Hampshire – the site of the next presidential candidate debates – in between the Republican and Democratic candidate debates. For more info please see (www.inworldstudios.com/tcc).
Verified panelists include Eric Alterman of “The Nation” and MSNBC, Frank Luntz, leading pollster and best-selling author, Bill Schneider, CNN’s Senior Political Advisor and Lawrence J. O’Donnell Jr. MSNBC’s Senior Political Advisor who will be the moderator.
The Creative Coalition’s delegation will include actors from film and television, producers, directors and other entertainment industry leaders. Confirmed delegates include Joe Pantoliano (“The Matrix”, “The Sopranos”) who is a co-president of The Creative Coalition, Wendie Malick (“Just Shoot Me”, “Frasier”) and Peter Coyote (“Brothers and Sisters”, “The 4400”) and many others.
Second Life residents who are interested in American politics and especially in how we will choose who our next leader will be, should attend the event in Second Life at InWorld Studios Island. During the Question and Answer session, avatars will be invited to submit question for the panel via Instant Message. This represents a unique opportunity as TCC events in the real world are not open to the public, it is strictly by invitation only. In Second Life, attendance will be open to the general public.
About The Creative Coalition
The Creative Coalition is the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan social and political advocacy organization of the entertainment industry. Founded in 1989 by prominent figures in the creative community, including actors Alec Baldwin, Ron Silver, Christopher Reeve, Susan Sarandon, Blair Brown and Stephen Collins, TCC educates and mobilizes leaders in the arts community on issues of public importance, specifically in the areas of First Amendment rights, arts advocacy and public education.
About InWorld Studios
InWorld Studios is a Los Angeles-based company dedicated to created experiential content in online virtual worlds like Second Life. InWorld Studios is a full-service new-media marketing and branding agency committed to leveraging the power of online 3D virtual worlds. InWorld Studios manages and produces in-world virtual conventions and events, produces original machinima content and creates promotional content for entertainment clients like Universal Motown Republic Records, Paramount and Lionsgate Films. To learn more about InWorld Studios visit www.inworldstudios.com.
InWorld Studios, Inc.