From:   Joshua van Praag <>
Sent time:   Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:23:27 AM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Fwd: [GameChangerSalon] I'm worried: Occupy Wall St looks like it needs media help



You're absolutely right, Drew -- re creating some short advocacy films, I have some ideas and would love to help.


On a shoot -- I'll write more a little later, in the meantime we are also trying to improve audio and video specs for livestream of GA so those watching can better understand whats going on






Joshua van Praag





On Sep 28, 2011, at 11:23 AM, Drew <> wrote:


> Great video, but that is exactly NOT the kind of PR video we want.


> We want to attract woman, children, minorities, and the elderly down here. We need to show how SAFE and INVITING the space is. The media covers the protests and arrests. Our job is to cover the General Assembly process, the working and thematic group process, and the good vibes.


> People are SCARED to come down here because they think it's all arrests and pepper spray.


> We are FAILING to get our message across. No one understands the GA, that's a HUGE problem.