From:   Jaime Fallon <>
Sent time:   Tuesday, October 18, 2011 12:21:54 PM
Subject:   SPAM-MED: Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] 11AM Meeting today minutes

Here. Here.


This is very well put, Lauri. This sentiment of coming to together to

resolve our (& larger issues) is an important idea with which to come

into the meeting.


Together we can accomplish everything.





On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Lauri Faggioni <> wrote:

> I don't know about you guys, but I've been oscillating between extreme

> feelings of hope and soaring pride for everyone involved in this movement

> and a real anger. I am walking around with some deep anger from seeing

> innocent people get beat up and maced, angry at being thrown in jail, pissed

> off at the constant intimidation and fear lurking on our backs. The lack of

> sleep and minimal food and water consumption don't help either. When I come

> home at night, trying to digest the day, I feel like a crazy person.

> That being said I know I bring this stuff to the table everywhere I go. So I

> am constantly trying to check in with myself and not let my ego spin out in

> reaction to the extremeness of my feelings. I'm trying everyday to channel

> my anger in productive ways. Sometimes I am better at this then others.

> Judging from the different emails that have been going around lately I'm

> gonna guess this resonates with most of you too.

> The division in the media group has to be resolved. I feel like we are

> starting to turn our frustrations in on each other. We have to join forces

> otherwise we will just wind up destroying ourselves. If we can't sort this

> out in the Media group, which is ultimately is just a drop in the bucket of

> the bigger picture, the entire movement doesn't stand a chance. We have to

> be better to each other, get on the same team and tighten our junk up…

> Really looking forward to tonights meeting. I hope we can get some resolve

> and move forward. I am so proud of each and every one of you.

> In solidarity.

> L

> On Oct 18, 2011, at 1:02 PM, Hank Testor wrote:


> it is my understanding that thorin is the self-described leader of the other

> media group, "his" group has been getting money from shady people while

> offering no transparency, they operate hierarchically , and have been rogue

> from the beginning and not participating in any media meetings or working

> with the GA. it is said that thorin will also not renounce himself as

> "leader" because it will compromise the content of his channel. now, i think

> we are all fighting the same fight but if any one of these is true then we

> have a big problem that needs to be addressed asap.  i would like to bring

> both media teams together at the 5pm media meeting today and figure out what

> exactly is going on.






> On 10/17/11 10:27 PM, Nicholas Isabella wrote:


> Sorry I'm still a little confused.I think everyone in the media team is

> amazing at what they do and I am happy to be a part of this with an awesome

> bunch of people.  I am the weatherman in the group and use my knowledge to

> the best of my ability to let you guys know when the rain will come and

> other weather issues. Besides that I have helped out other people with other

> media issues. I have gotten on global revolutions live stream with a weather

> report and recently I've done the same with thorins and have helped him set

> it up a bit as well. I just am unclear how the media team as a whole views

> thorins channel. I do not want to be distanced from the rest of the media

> group by doing a weather report or something similar with thorins channel. I

> want to continue to work with all of you great people. Maybe someone can

> clear it up for me.

> Sent from my iPhone

> On Oct 17, 2011, at 21:38, Mónica López <>

> wrote:


> I'm sorry I think you should talk to Thorin before telling this to people

> cos is not true that channel represent only his views since there's a lot of

> people that livestream also with that channel like dwayne, hero or me since

> the very first day....


> 2011/10/18 Vlad T <>


>> I spoke to some people on thorins team today and encouraged them to have a

>> meeting and discuss the hiarchy issue.  I think what will happen is that

>> either that group adapts the same principles or a number of people working

>> with him will be joining us in the near future.


>> On Oct 17, 2011 9:22 PM, "Victoria Sobel" <> wrote:


>>> we should definitely have a meeting about this- thorin has been on the

>>> agenda for many days, he and his livestream channel are hierarchal and

>>> represent only his views which to this point have been privately funded. he

>>> isn't a part of this media committee formally, and has claimed not to be

>>> responsible to the general assembly, this precludes him from general

>>> assembly funding- his channel merely benefits from having a user name which

>>> implicates being a part of the working group. his stream unfortunately does

>>> not conform to any of the principles set out but the livestream subcommitee-

>>> which to this point have been posted to this google group. we will finish up

>>> our livestream primer and faq and have it posted as soon as possible. we

>>> would like very much for this issue to reach some sort of resolution.

>>> thanks

>>> victoria


>>> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 9:08 PM, Lauri Faggioni <> wrote:


>>>> I'm confused to. We should have a meeting about this. I'm not sure who

>>>> is doing what now.



>>>> On Oct 17, 2011, at 7:47 PM, Nicholas Isabella wrote:


>>>> > What do you mean not part of the GA? I'm a little confused

>>>> >

>>>> > Sent from my iPhone

>>>> >

>>>> > On Oct 17, 2011, at 17:35, Lauri Faggioni <> wrote:

>>>> >

>>>> >> Hey Abe,

>>>> >>

>>>> >> Thorin, isn't with us for live stream. He is his own entity and does

>>>> >> not operate under the GA. So I'm not sure we should be sending people to

>>>> >> him.

>>>> >>

>>>> >> L

>>>> >>

>>>> >>

>>>> >> On Oct 17, 2011, at 5:01 PM, Abraham Heisler wrote:

>>>> >>

>>>> >>> Hello,

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>> We had a meeting today and Jazcer took minutes. He will type them

>>>> >>> and

>>>> >>> hopefully post them tonight. There were a lot of new faces, so we

>>>> >>> just

>>>> >>> introduced them to what was going on with media and asked them to

>>>> >>> speak to David about photography, Thorin about Livestream, and

>>>> >>> myself

>>>> >>> for edited content (OCCCUPY TVNY). There was no one there for radio.

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>> The issue of security and clearance came up and I suggested that we

>>>> >>> discuss it with the general group at tomorrow's 5PM meeting.

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>> I think that Tuesday and Thursday's 5PM meetings should be for

>>>> >>> everyone in media to meet and decimate information. Important

>>>> >>> internal

>>>> >>> issues should be brought up and discussed then and we should urge

>>>> >>> newcomers not to attend as they may feel a little lost. The 11AM

>>>> >>> meetings should be for new people to come and get plugged in. We can

>>>> >>> discuss more tomorrow, but those are my thoughts on how not to scare

>>>> >>> new people away.

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>> -Abe

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>> --

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>






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