[Imc-dnc-discuss] DNC Press Applications

Matthew Williams mw21 at mindspring.com
Thu Jul 15 17:00:33 PDT 2004


Sounds fine to me. -- Matt

On Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at 10:35 PM, Svea Eppler wrote:

>  
>
>      Hey folks.
>
>      As you all know, I've been working on the Press Passes and the 
> Application thingy. I want to propose to make a change to the 
> application to make it easier and less time-consuming for everyone 
> involved. I'm putting one change in place and will wait til I get a 
> couple of affirmatives before I change the other.
>
> #1     On the application, I've added 2 lines that ask for: "IMC plans 
> during DNC" and "IMC Tech needs/haves".
>
>      My hopes are that this will save a bunch of back-and-forth that 
> have already hapened during this process. It'll enable us to 
> immediately direct them towards the Project that IMCsters are most 
> interested in, as well as letting us know what equipment they are 
> bringing to the Projects and what needs we are going to have on our 
> resources.
>
>  #2     I propose that we also change the "DNC Working Groups" infodoc 
> so that it leads IMCsters directly to the Press Pass application 
> instead of directing them to inquire from the IMC-Boston-Office e-mail. 
> I'm losing a bunch of time out of the day redirecting people to the 
> press pass applications, and while I think that the personalized 
> response to each e-mail is pleasant, it's not exactly effecient. Since 
> I drafted the document, I'm pretty sure that I can change the wording 
> while still keeping the same tone and open-ness... But I wanted to ask 
> the group if you feel like this is a reasonable step to make. I'd 
> change what we have from:
>
> "Check in with the Boston IMC Office to reserve a DNC-IMC press pass: 
> imc-boston-office(no-spam)indymedia.org "
>
> to
>
> "If you are an IMCster planning to work with Boston IndyMedia, please 
> fill out an IMC Press Pass Application to let us know that you're 
> coming! Our check-in form is located here: (web addy)"
>
>      Whatcha think?
>
>      Svea.
>
>
>

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