call-in call-in

Definition(s):

  • (n) a telephone call to a radio station or a television station in which the caller participates in the on-going program

Usage(s):

  1. A fleshy, pie-faced man in a short-sleeved shirt is idly dealing blackjack hands to himself while grappling with questions from his call-in radio audience.
  2. There was a touch of the hokey, too, in Carter's pledge to act as host of a call-in talk show that would be broadcast from the Oval Office.
  3. Chvez often airs his attacks on Al Presidente, a weekly, hours-long television call-in show from the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas.

News

  1. Pancreatic cancer advocacy day

    The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (pancan.org) has designated Tuesday as National Call-In day.The organization urges all citizens to call the offices of their three Congressional members (one Representative and two Senators) to voice the need for making pancreatic cancer research and funding a national priority.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Palm Beach Post

  2. ‘Stop Watching Us’ Plans Next Move Against NSA

    The Stop Watching Us campaign will test its ability to mobilize opposition to the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance programs with a national call-in day to Capitol Hill lawmakers this Tuesday, Rainey Reitman of the Electronic Frontier Foundation tells TIME. The coalition of civil liberties groups began its efforts last Tuesday, when the site launched a petition urging ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Swampland

  3. Mattress Firm Participates in Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s National Call-In Day

    Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailer, today announced that it expects more than 500 company employees to participate in the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s National Call-In Day on June 18th.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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