Sent time:   Wednesday, October 12, 2011 1:16:05 PM
Subject:   Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] #VOTE #LIVESTREAM Partnership betweenManhattan Neighborhood Network and Media Group




On Wed, 12 Oct 2011 14:33:19 -0400, J B <> wrote:

The Media Group Passed the following proposal at this mornings 11AM

meeting.  The numbers we're not large enough to sustain a consensus

therefore this is your opportunity to vote YAY or NAY.  Please VOTE as

this proposal will be decided today.


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> I propose, that OccupyMedia/GlobalRevolution tenatively accept

> Manhattan Neighborhood Network's offer to utilize their network on

> Saturday 15th to support the global action day, pending a meeting

> between the #LiveStream subgroup and representatives from MNN to

> determine the viability of this solution.  Should the resources

> provided by MNN be found appropriate to support our efforts, as

> determined by the #LiveStream subgroup, I propose that OccupyMedia

> accept their offer.


> Friendly amendments:

> We require that MNN have no influence on the message of OccupyMedia.

> We require that NO reciprocal official endorsement be made on the

> part of Occupy Wall Street and Manhattan Neighborhood Network.

> Should MNN be unable to provide these services, we have the authority

> to pursue substantially similar solutions.

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> *Additional Information:*

> > -This action will help us rapidly build infrastructure we desperately need

> > to have any hope of supporting Saturdays effort.

> > -Not only will this relationship give us access to a controlled broadcast

> > space, it may also allow us to take a leap forward in our mobile coverage.

> > -Despite the fact that the MNN studio is on the Upper West Side, I believe

> > that location could still act as a hub.  If not, with the prospect

> of field

> > equipment, we may have the ability to set up our 'newsroom'

> somewhere in the

> > financial district...

> > -Without this option, we will have to submit a budget request to General

> > Assembly.  If the past is any indicator, getting money approved by GA is a

> > long process, we may not have time for.


> > -If you require further clarifying information please check out

> **Here is a blurb: *

> > *

> >

> > "On October 15th people from *662 cities – 79 countries *all over

> the world

> > will take to the streets and squares.

> > From America to Asia, from Africa to Europe, people will rise up to claim

> > their rights and demand a true democracy. Now it is time for all of us to

> > join in a global non violent protest."