[IMC-Boston-Discuss] Ps: the office
sofiajt at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 20 14:39:03 PDT 2005
I forgot to mention that I'm not too worried about
finding a new place when we're ready to do so. I just
did a quick search on Craig's list and there's lots of
people looking to share office space for $100-150.
Ideally, though, we can find something for free...
--- Sofia JarrinT <sofiajt at yahoo.com> wrote:
> hi dave,
> Thank you so much for the feedback. Yes, I think it
> poses no harm to revisit this. For example, are the
> terminals ours or are they Mass Global's? Are we
> assuming we could use them at all times?
> How often do we get calls?
> I think having an office that we're actually using
> would be awesome, please don't get me wrong. I
> envision it as a place for people to work on pieces,
> do video and audio editing, where we can hold
> meetings, etc.
> I just feel that we're working a little bit
> We're just beginning to do fundraising, and I would
> love to invest some of the money we made last
> on making more money (t-shirts?), on purchasing that
> equipment that working groups have been talking
> getting (for example, a cheap audio gadget for the
> radio group to do interviews), on publishing print
> We also don't have enough people to take care of the
> office, and although I think you've been amazing at
> doing so (thank you doesn't say enough!), we will be
> better off when we have more people. I'm all for
> doing more outreach.
> in solidarity,
> --- dave smith <davewreckoning at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > I would dispute that having a central location
> > our biz is situated is
> > not working out it . I come here to check the
> > office e-mail and to take
> > adavantage of the resources it offers (internet,
> > printer, regional calling)
> > to do the work I do for the IMC, also I am, as far
> > as I know the only one
> > fielding messages left on our voice mail. So
> > having this resource
> > here has become pretty important to my
> > in indymedia. Beyond
> > that, we have an awesome resource here IF WE
> > START DOING OUTREACH, we
> > have access to 6 computer terminals here, 5 with
> > internet access. If we do
> > start getting more volunteers, having a central
> > location where they can come
> > in and do work would be great, also there is
> > everything you need here to
> > work on a story if you do not personally have a
> > computer and whatnot.
> > This office could potentially be the most
> > resource that we have
> > and, a public place where folks can tap in to what
> > we are doing and where we
> > have resources on hand so folks can participate.
> > Sophia's proposal is
> > having the ironic effect of making me realize this
> > and I will come to the
> > next meeting with a proposal for a plan to
> > the office's use.
> > Advertising its availability and actively
> > vollunteers, coming up
> > with tasks that folks could help out with, beefing
> > up the other press
> > section + running of the dispatch for example.
> > We can definately revisit this at the meeting but
> > there is no harm in
> > getting the conversation off the ground
> > Also we definately do need a phone. We are
> > considered a press outfit by
> > some folks and get called pretty often.
> > cheers,
> > David
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