[imc-uk-collective] New-imc application
chris at anargeek.net
Thu Dec 2 14:37:00 PST 2010
On Wed 01-Dec-2010 at 09:56:27PM +0000, Genny wrote:
> Mr. Demeanour wrote:
> > I note the comments from Mike and Genny concerning writing to Nick,
> > and I shall hold off on that until instructed otherwise.
I think it would be best to get the application in ASAP and then the
off-list sorting out of details can follow.
I agree with everything removed from this email, some bits follow...
> I thought all northern people had given up their log-ins. have i
> missed something?
No, that is still the case.
> > We could do with a local Mission Statement and an Editorial Policy.
> > We can do these quite easily; we already know what they are, I
> > presume, and we just have to write them out and adopt them.
> Did we already start doing this in docs? An editorial policy already
> exists for the uk site, so we could adopt that for now. Some of the
> stuff we discussed at the meeting could be included in our mission
> statement, adapted from what we expect individual members to support
> to what we want the collective to achieve - f'rinstance to provide an
> open publishing platform for anyone within the uk to report their
At this stage I'd suggest simply using the existing ones, but perhaps
deleting references to United Kollektives?
At our next meeting I think it would make sense to have a more political
review of them, for example I'd suggest considering adding a new
guildeline we have adopted for Sheffield:
- Pro-Establishment Disinformation : Articles or comments which are
designed to undermine criticism and critiques of the ruling class
> > I suppose the "Technical Contact" is esssntially the same as a WHOIS
> > Tech contact, and might be Chris.
> Seems to make sense, if Chris is happy with this... Chris?
Sure, stick this in:
Technical Contact Name: Chris
Email: chrisc at indymedia.org
> > Critical Dates?
> What are critical dates???
None in our case -- this if for IMC's created around specific events
> > Each of us is at least competent to administer a standalone Linux
> > system.
> What does that mean? I'm not at all sure I'm 'at least competent...'
Change it to "Several of us is at least competent to administer a
standalone Linux system"?
I guess it would make sense to have the draft New-IMC on the wiki, this
is what we are doing for Sheffield:
All the best
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