|Sent time:||Saturday, October 29, 2011 8:08:11 PM|
|Subject:||Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] #media content ideas|
yes. i had a woman bring her friends to talk about why she is not an
unfit mother for "abandoning" her kids to come occupy.
I also like the idea of occucribs. a look inside the homes and lives
of residents. adding a more personal and human face to the blue
tarp'ed tents and plastic bins.
On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 5:54 AM, J B <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I know this should probably be in the forum, sorry.
> Few possible content ideas:
> What about a video/livestream, where people who've been misquoted by
> mainstream media can tell the whole story?
> This could tie into a larger idea I've had about, telling the story of
> individual occupiers, perhaps in a video series? Originally it scared me
> because I was afraid it would come off shallow and very MTV. But I think if
> there is a way we could approach people with respect and care it could be
> well done. There are so many stories behind the people who have commited
> themselves so fully to this movement, given up everything, to put themselves
> on the frontline, daily, and we need to put a camera on that. I believe
> that this could be the viral content we have all been waiting for,
> people/public who don't get it yet, will identify with voices in the
> movement and be compelled to support, and we've all realized that once you
> cross the threshold, theres no going back. It would be nice, probably easier
> to shoot it all ourselves, but I wonder if there might be a better/more
> democratic way, could we just put a call out for video and see what comes
> in. I was standing on the top of the plaza today looking at people who
> didn't really "get it" gawking at people holding signs and almost all of the
> cameras were pointing in. This your chance to point the camera back at the
> world and say, hey this is the way we see our world from all of these
> different viewpoints... or if we were to shoot it, I wonder if you could
> even make it semianonymous for the interviewee, like that 99% tumblr? Do
> video posts instead, and put that on our website.
> Random 5am, I can't sleep, even though I'm far too tired thoughts,
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