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Media Subgroup Call minutes Monday April 26

Media Subgroup Call minutes Monday April 26
Present: Anne R, AC D'A, Martha W, Alice B, Carla M, Janet F, Ella T, Michele S (please forgive if I have left anyone out)

 Minutes of last meeting (If you are not signed up on the WP organizing committee hub, let me know and I will send you a copy.) 
 New feeds on potofanm blog:
o Haitian women bloggers recent posts
o Haitian women blog aggregator
o Haitian women bloggers list see
o Others to add? Possibly  "haitian women on Twitter", "Haitian women in film and video" "Haitian women in Performance"  (Ideas welcome!)
o Add women on haiti feed (in progress) - For now it's a list. See blog. Only 3 found so far. Please suggest additional. Do not have to be Haitian women.
o add "send us your blog" form (It is on aggregator itself)
o add links to the photoblogs - possibly slide gallery
 Continued research on available tools/networks/models
o Voice in Voice out voice blogging (via mobile)
o Refraka
o Girls net
o Koze Ayiti
o BelTiFi
o Amarc is linked to 16 community radio stations - Sunny Estus
 Martha: Engagement with women in Haiti to find out what they want to work on 
o Martha: community radio research
o Martha: pushing content out to US media
 Newsletter Update (AC)
o Will start newsletter after trip. Findings should serve as starting point for media strategy
 Article pitches  to mainstream or other media(Carla M  and Régine Z) 
o outreach to US mag: Essence, Glamour 
o Martha is on a Glamour magazine project looking for women on the ground 
 we need a structure and rel'p to media gourp
 collective allows individuals to initiate projects, submit goals to the editorial group, submit funding
 editorial collective 
 strategically using media for Potofanm
 editorial advisory rather than decision making
 team
 media elist for media group
 planning process
 Action point:
o everybody on media subgroup to come up with a bio and statement of interests from each person
o subgroup for media and arts - Myriam Chancy and Janet F - specific project
o WP list serve for media group
o mapping media work 
 web presence of Haitian women's groups - janet
 Radio: participatory and progressive journalism in Haiti  - martha
 media solidarity for US - martha
 diasporic media - martha
 format of research: write clearly with steps
 women journalists on haiti - carla, martha, janet
 video coordinator, landscape paper on video in Haiti - Michele
o planning process
 statements of interest
 keeping in mind org's mission
 starting from results of research 
 function as collective with group editorial input on specific projects through WP media listserve


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