<<cmrn-tech>> Re: [www-features] PROPOSAL: TODAY :: Critical Mass Radio Network #2

mark burdett mark at indymedia.org
Mon Sep 27 17:47:22 PDT 2004


I'd suggest that this feature could be re-written in time for the next 
broadcast on Oct. 29

--mark

On 24 Sep 2004, at 18:18, GarconDuMonde wrote:

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> hi,
>
> this is very us-centric and also contains (what appears to be) some
> out-of-date information. could this be rectified/clarified in line with
> the comments i have made below?
>
> lotus wrote:
>
> | We're sorry for the late notice again...
> |
> | Topic: Indymedia
> | Location: US (SD, SF, SC, LA, NYC, PDX)
> | Title: Second Critical Mass Radio Network broadcast
> | Image: http://sandiego.indymedia.org/images/2004/08/105548.jpg
> |
> |
> | "Critical Mass Radio Network is a decentralized network of 
> independent
> | community-based radio stations that will broadcast a coordinated 
> signal
> | internationally, starting Friday, August 27, in honor of the 
> Republican
> | National Convention. As featured in the LA Times, CMRN is six
> | preliminary local stations who have joined forces to bring you a
> | simultaneous and continuous uproar of voices, stories, music and
> | unfiltered news - enough to ram the hot air back down George W.'s
> | throat faster than you can say 'republicrat.'"  --www.indybay.org
> |
>
> i found this quote about CMRN starting on the 27th august *very*
> confusing - and i'm a native english speaker, albeit a very tired one 
> at
> the moment.  can it be clarified at all? - maybe something along the
> lines of:
>
> "Critical Mass Radio Network is a decentralized network of independent
> community-based radio stations that began broadcasting internationally,
> during the Republican National Convention, in August. As featured in
> mainstream media, CMRN is comprised of six preliminary local stations
> who have joined forces to bring you a simultaneous and continuous 
> uproar
> of voices, stories, music and unfiltered news - enough to ram the hot
> air back down George W. Bush's throat faster than you can say 
> 'republicrat.'
>
> | Read more...
> |
> | Critical Mass Radio Network broadcast #2
> |
> | Duration: 8 hours
> |
> | 2004-09-24 21:00 UTC --> 2004-09-25 07:00 UTC
> | 2004-09-24 17:00 EDT --> 2004-09-25 03:00 EDT
> | 2004-09-24 14:00 PDT --> 2004-09-25 00:00 PDT
>
> what about having GMT, plus a couple of other important time zones
> around the world?? (or, is UTC = GMT - as i said before, tired/not
> entirely thinking straight. but in any case, should be made more 
> obvious)
>
> love and solidarity,
>
> 	--gdm
>
> nb a possible alternate is that this could go up as a start page 
> special
> during the broadcast with a very short summary, eg:
>
> TITLE: Critical Mass Radio Network - Now Broadcasting!!
>
> IMAGE: http://sandiego.indymedia.org/images/2004/08/105548.jpg
>
> ABSTRACT:
>
> <p>Today's topic is the upcoming <a
> href="http://mediaemergenc.org">Media emergenC</a> independent media
> conference in <a href="http://sandiego.indymedia.org">San Diego</a>.
> This conference is being organized in response to the National
> Association of Broadcasters' "Radio Road Show" which will be held in
> San Diego this year. Content on the <a
> href="http://criticalmassradio.net">Critical Mass Radio Network</a>
> will focus on: what is wrong with the NAB and the corporate media; what
> communities are doing to create a voice for themselves; and how
> we can improve these independent media networks.</p>
>
> <p><b><a href="http://slaptech.net:8000/cmrn.mp3.m3u">Listen
> online</a></b> | <a href="http://www.criticalmassradio.net/">Critical
> Mass Radio</a></p>
>
>
>
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