I and one or two other people already have contact with Asher Moses, by the
way. I have some contacts at the Sunday Times in Perth, and I'm sure others
would have state contacts. (This is why we need press coordination :))

2009/1/23 Kimberlee Weatherall <k.weather...@law.uq.edu.au>

>  Press release is one thing; targeting the right journalists is another.
> When whoever is the relevant person gets on to this on their to do list –
> I'd suggest getting in touch with some of the more regular IT journalists,
> people like Asher Moses. Can pass on some more names of people who've
> called/contacted me over time when the relevant person gets around to this!
> Also worth pumping regular media commentators for some contacts – maybe try
> Matt Rimmer at ANU if you know him – he seems to talk to people constantly!
>
> Kim
>
>
>
> *From:* wikimediaau-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:
> wikimediaau-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] *On Behalf Of *Charles Gregory
> *Sent:* Friday, 23 January 2009 11:02 AM
> *To:* Wikimedia-au
> *Subject:* Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Sydney Morning Herald
>
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 11:50 AM, Casey Brown <cbrown1023...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> 2009/1/22 Nick Perkins <superni...@gmail.com>:
>
> > If the chapter was releasing regular press releases, the media may be
> more
> > likely to contact the chapter for comment. It makes us look more credible
> > and we are in their faces with a media contact more often.
> >
>
> Well, honestly, does the media even know you exist yet? :-)  Did
> anyone send them anything like a press release?  Maybe that's on the
> "to-do".
>
>
>
> 500 delegates at LInux.conf.au 2009 now know that we exist (thankyou
> Angela for the plug!)
>
> The AGM was only a couple of weeks ago and for a week of that both the Pres
> and VP have been at LCA, so I assume no time for press releases yet.
>
> Regards,
>
> Charles
>
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