I'm liking these ideas... Let's get it on an agenda.
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 1:41 PM, Abraham Heisler <email@example.com>
So, I'm doing my best to help coordinate media on a national level.
Last Friday I had a meeting with some people in LA who have a full
functioning production studio and are looking to create something
similar to what's being discussed in this thread. In fact, I was
thinking about MNN during that meeting.
What I would really like to see is something similar to the format of
Democracy Now; where you have a host reading Occupational News from
all over and showing footage from around the country. Maybe even some
short video pieces submitted by various occupations could be shown.
Then, the host(s) interviews guests (Chris Hedges, Cornell West, the
guy with the dollar over his mouth, etc.) or has someone on the show
who can take calls. (We did the call in thing on MNN already with
Henry from "Conversations with the 1%" and it worked well).
This show can then be mirrored in LA and that way we have shows on
both coasts. If its a weekly show, the New York show could be at on
end of the week (say Monday) and the LA show on the other end (say
Friday). The shows should be put up online and ready for download as
audio podcast or video stream.
I agree that the hosts should rotate to avoid celebritization, but
hosting should be professional preferable someone with a journalism
background or at least experienced in public speaking.
Let me know if this resonates and I'll help move on it.
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On Nov 8, 8:49 am, and...@thehumanchannel.org
> I'm down to help for thursday, clue me in of the happenings. Let's start booking guests like christopher hedges etc and build off that, with a rotating ows members hosting?
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> Subject: Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Opportunity to Create Live Shows at MNN
> This is fantastic news =)
> I'm down for Thursdays 8pm to 9pm.
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 10:55 AM, Ras Arthemio Selassie <
> > *Thursdays: 8pm to 9pm* - Right after Re-Run of Democracy Now - *Over a
> > Last meeting Victoria suggested that besides us being able to have an hour
> > daily show that we also have a live show. MNN informed me this morning that
> > such request is duable and here are the time slots we can use:
> > million viewers at this time*
> > *Any day of the week: 9am to 10am* - right after Democracy Now - *Over
> > 600,000 viewers at this times*
> > *Shows can be weekly or daily*- I think daily will be too much work.
>> > *MNN will promote this show "heavily" they said.*
> > During the show we can engage with viewers via phone or via tweeter and
> > facebook.
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