[Imc-communication] NEW-IMC: time for facilitated discussion?
drdartist at riseup.net
Sun May 8 09:20:27 PDT 2005
You would be a fine facilitator, regardless of what opinion you
stated... and good suggestion
On May 6, 2005, at 5:30 AM, Jay wrote:
> Hi new-imc,
> Lately there has been so much frustration about the new-imc process.
> There have been e-mails in support of it and against, people calling
> for IMCs to boycott it, a lot of calls to improve it and some concrete
> suggestions of how to do so. As with many virtual "discussions" like
> this, there have been a lot of words coming from a lot of places.
> Pulling words together into a course of action is not something we're
> good at doing on the indymedia global lists.
> I think the time has come for a more actively facilitated discussion
> about whether to improve/change/do away with the new-imc process.
> Just like in a real life meeting, a facilitator/facilitators will help
> focus discussion and help move it along in a productive way. We may
> not be able to come to a decision that makes everyone happy, but at
> least we all won't be talking past each other without a way to move
> If people agree that this sounds like a reasonable way to start
> dealing with discussions about the new-imc process I'd be willing to
> volunteer as one of the facilitators. There should probably be a
> couple. (If people think I shouldn't be one of the facilitators
> because I have stated my opinion in support of their being a new-imc
> process in the first place [as opposed to doing away with it entirely]
> I'll understand that.)
> Perhaps this discussion should happen on the imc-communication list
> rather than the new-imc list so people throughout the network can be
> involved. If so, I would suggest people put the words "NEW IMC" in
> the subject heading to help separate the discussion thread.
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