From:   jo robin <poetjo@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Thursday, November 03, 2011 2:00:55 PM
To:   Global Revolution Media <globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com>
Subject:   [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Re: Occupy New Orleans GA decision needs media blast.
 

I wish I could "like" this. Twinkle fingers all the way.

 

On Nov 3, 3:59 pm, noia efrat <noia.ef...@gmail.com> wrote:

> But I think it will help to brace the NOLA situation in the context it

> happeneing in other places as well.

> If we can begin talking about it then it is less likely to take people by

> surprise/feel helpless and we can start working on a system of

> accountability for when such a thing occurs.

>

> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:56 PM, noia efrat <noia.ef...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > Well in your case, this guy has actually hijacked Occupy NOLA, so we need

> > to blast this info out and you need to create backup websites, twitter and

> > donations accounts that function under the NOLA GA so that people have a

> > place to go once he is outed. If you already have those then we just need

> > to work on communicating the situation and broadcasting it.

>

> > On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:52 PM, jo robin <poe...@gmail.com> wrote:

>

> >> I agree in theory, but this particular situation is more complicated

> >> then that. HOw would you propose I make it clear that the websites in

> >> question are NOT representative of the GA without having to inform

> >> people that the "other" media is controlled by one individual?

>

> >> On Nov 3, 3:44 pm, noia efrat <noia.ef...@gmail.com> wrote:

> >> > Yes, really avoid making it a finger pointing session  -- even

> >> explicitly

> >> > state that it is not.

> >> > Explain that when something big happens, there will always be

> >> opportunists

> >> > trying to benefit from the wave of attention and that this is not

> >> unique to

> >> > OWS.

> >> > Emphasize the principles of OWS and the fact that any supporter that

> >> > upholds them is a part of the movement, and that those that do not -- no

> >> > matter what their domain name is -- is not a representative of the

> >> > movement.

>

> >> > On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Vlad T <v...@glassbeadcollective.org>

> >> wrote:

> >> > > yes assholes are popping up everywhere.  the nola case is not unique.

> >> > > indy had same problem, there were issues with stolen money in boston

> >> etc.

> >> > > so maybe a full discussion that dosnt turn into witch hunt is in

> >> order..

>

> >> > > On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:37 PM, noia efrat <noia.ef...@gmail.com>

> >> wrote:

>

> >> > >> You can tie this to the thorin story...maybe instead of trying to

> >> cover

> >> > >> this kind of thing up so that mainstream doesn't discredit us, we

> >> need to

> >> > >> begin an open discussion aboutt hese occurences as they are

> >> obviously not

> >> > >> unique to one person or place.

>

> >> > >> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:34 PM, Vlad T <v...@glassbeadcollective.org

> >> >wrote:

>

> >> > >>> yeah lets coordinate wiht nola livestream as well we can

> >> rebroadcast and

> >> > >>> then get you on.

>

> >>  > >>> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:33 PM, jo robin <poe...@gmail.com> wrote:

>

> >> > >>>> Yes I am. I've been in DUMBO working on puppets with the puppetry

> >> > >>>> guild. I'm trying to get over to the park but can't find my metro

> >> > >>>> card. I talked to LOPI about coming over there this afternoon to

> >> try

> >> > >>>> and get on the livestream maybe?

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