From:   Sahar Vahidi <saharvahidi@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Monday, October 17, 2011 3:52:35 PM
To:   september17 <september17@googlegroups.com>
Subject:   SPAM-MED: [september17discuss] Re: One Month of Occupation, Publish Your Thoughts!
 

I'll make sure the fact that this is a leaderless movement will be

known. The point of this coverage is we're trying to make a

retrospective.

 

On Oct 17, 5:42 pm, rob hollander <les...@gmail.com> wrote:

> This will sound unkind, but it is not meant as any kind of offense to you

> Sahar, and I apologize in advance.

>

> A little caution regarding such press invitations. They often turn out to be

> opportunities for rabid comment responses against the article. The Post and

> the News both have used such invitations as a kind of ambush -- publishing a

> brief note followed by a tsunami of exclusively oppositional responses.

>

> It might be useful for OWSer's to avail themselves of wider print media than

> the OWS Journal, but anyone who takes up such an invitation should at least

> include some mention that she or he cannot speak for the Movement as a

> spokesperson, but is offering a personal perspective, and should get a

> promise from the editor that that disclaimer or hedge will be published with

> the article.

>

> I'm sure this is an innocent request, but the press can turn into something

> of a circus even with the best of intentions.

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> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 4:52 PM, Sahar Vahidi <saharvah...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > This is via my managing editor....

>

> > ********************************

>

> > Hello All,

>

> > I'm Marissa Maier, the Managing Editor of Our Town Downtown. We are a

> > weekly newspaper that recently merged with the New York Press. We are

> > distributed in news boxes south of 14th Street. We made a last minute

> > decision to run a feature story package on the one-month anniversary

> > of the occupation of Zuccutti Park.

>

> > I would love to include a 550 word, first perspective piece on the

> > occupation from people who are heavily involved in it. The subject, or

> > focus of the piece can be varied, and depends on your particular area

> > of expertise. If you have a piece that fits this word count, and would

> > like to have it printed in our paper, please send it to me as soon as

> > you can. We will pay roughly $50 to publish the piece. Please feel

> > free to email me if you have anymore questions.

>

> > All best,

> > Marissa Maier

> > Managing Editor

> > Our Town Downtown

>

> > w: (212) 268-0371

> > email: mma...@manhattanmedia.com

> > 79 Madison Avenue

> > New York, NY

> > 10016

>

> > ********************************

>

> --

> Rob Hollander

> Lower East Side Residents for Responsible Developmenthttp://savethelowereastside.blogspot.com/

> 622 E 11, #10

> NYC, 10009

> 212-228-6152

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