read 'an external body' instead of media in my previous email. I guess we have enough 'good experience' with non media communication as well.
Regards, Jyothis. http://www.Jyothis.net http://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jyothis I am the first customer of http://www.netdotnet.com woods are lovely dark and deep, but i have promises to keep and miles to go before i sleep and lines to go before I press sleep completion date = (start date + ((estimated effort x 3.1415926) / resources) + ((total coffee breaks x 0.25) / 24)) + Effort in meetings On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 9:08 PM, Jyothis Edathoot <j...@jyothis.net> wrote: > Ravi, > > Good points. I agree that it is better to provide a prepared release. > Whether they want it or not is not our issue. > > Further to point 3, it would be better if the media channel is limited to > the designated people. Rest of the folks could just redirect all queries to > them and let the designated person talk for the project/foundation > chapter ( Something like the way that we have in the meta identification > notice board <http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Identification_noticeboard> where > The top reads "do not add users unless you are Cary Bass") . This will help > us in putting a consistent face and sound to the media. I am not saying > that others cannot talk to the media at all, but others should not speak to > the media on project's/foundation chapter's behalf. such an event can > probably be quoted with a disclaimer that this is strictly their personal > opinion and does not reflect the project's or chapter's stand on the > question :-) > > Thanks. > > Regards, > Jyothis. > > http://www.Jyothis.net <http://www.jyothis.net/> > > > http://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jyothis > > woods are lovely dark and deep, > but i have promises to keep and > miles to go before i sleep and > lines to go before I press sleep > > completion date = (start date + ((estimated effort x 3.1415926) / > resources) + ((total coffee breaks x 0.25) / 24)) + Effort in meetings > > > > On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> Srikanth, >> >> 1. Whether they take or not, this will be a professional way for us to do. >> This will also be a good way to document our activities. >> >> 2. And if they take, it is a good chance for us to convey the exact >> message as it is. During the press conference on Tamil Wiki contest, while >> many magazines misreported, the ones we sent a press release published it >> exactly. When all they want is news and not views, the press release will >> help. If we can send a press release, even the magazines who didn't send >> their reporters personally will cover the event. >> >> 3. It will be good idea to elect / select and announce Spokespersons who >> can speak on behalf on Wiki in India (both language wise and on behalf of >> chapter when it is formed). This way media will be aware of the right people >> to contact if they want to clarify any thing. >> >> Ravi >> >> >> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:01 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan < >> rsrikant...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> Ravi, >>> while that is a good point, do you think the press still will take it? I >>> mean, it's not what they get, but what they put into the final print. >>> Regards, >>> >>> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> >> >
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