[Imc-bigmuddy] October Muddy Media Paper!
jglover at siu.edu
Tue Oct 10 16:00:46 UTC 2006
Chris and others,
Thanks for doing this paper. I really enjoyed reading it today, and
thought you did a great job. Naomi Klein is one of the few true
professional investigative journalists remaining. But ALL the
articles were very good, in my humble opinion. JG
At 03:08 PM 10/9/2006, Chris Klarer wrote:
>Something's going on in that black office space down the
>street...You know, the one on Washington, right near WDBX? I swear
>I keep seeing people go in and out of that place lately. I thought
>about seeing what it's all about, but I don't want to be all weird
>and walk up to one of those kids like "what's your story?"
>I kind of get the idea though; I guess they make a paper or
>something now. I checked it out. It's not bad. They've got a
>really radical Naomi Klein piece in there. They've got it at
>Longbranch and the Coop. I think it comes out monthly. It says
>their "administrative collective," whatever that means, meets on
>Sundays at 6:00. I think I might actually stop by next week or
>something. Really? Oh, yeah? You should totally come with me;
>that way I don't have to go in there and be all awkward. Cool.
>Yeah, me too. I'm interested in activism and all that stuff... it
>just seems like there's nothing going on in this town. No, you're
>right. We will. It'll happen. And obviously something must be
>going on. People are ready to do something besides party. Speaking
>of which, they're showing a movie next Saturday at 7:00 that looks
>pretty cool. I guess it's made by the Argentinian IMC. It's about
>their IMC down there. Probably about Indymedia in general. And one
>of the directors will be there, so that's pretty cool. Well anyway,
>we should go. That'll be more fun than a meeting anyway, and we'll
>still get a chance to meet some of them; get more information, you know?
>No, I don't really write news style, but it seems pretty open. I
>could send in some poems. Oh, yeah! You do cartoons right? You
>should send in some of that stuff you showed me the other
>day. Yeah, you just have to e-mail it. Ahhhh... Hold on, I've got
>the paper with me. Here, it's paper at bigmuddyimc.org.
>You can go ahead and keep that one.
> Yeah, I'll see you around. Ahhh... I'm not too sure. Just give me
> a call if something's happening and I'll do the same.
>There will be an informal brainstorming session for new ideas and
>improvements to Muddy Media later this month (I will send out an
>announcement for when exactly that will be.) If you are interested
>in being more involved in the direction of this paper, you are
>encouraged to come and throw out ideas or critiques. By January,
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