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Re: [school-discuss] Status of Press Release?

Thanks, William.

Is the database thing possible, Les?

On Monday 18 February 2002 00:45, William Abernathy wrote:
> I worked with Les to create a general-purpose media database last
> go-'round, in the expectation that various responsible people on the list
> would be able to load a press release into the hopper and open fire with
> it. So, Les should know where the database lives, and how to make it go.
> As you may recall, there was a little confusion on our launch release as to
> who was going to "light the fuse" on the press release distribution, a task
> which I shied away from. I'm a writer. I'm happy to help out with the
> writing and editing, with process, and to offer what advice I can on
> dealing with the media. But I'm not an educator, not a programmer, and not
> a member of any Schoolforge affiliate organization, so I really don't feel
> right about being in an executive or spokesman position with Schoolforge,
> and thus don't want to be the responsible party for distributing stuff to
> the media.
> --WA
> David Bucknell wrote:
> > Thanks to Felipe for a nice rendering of the press release. He sent it
> > out to a bunch of translators on the 13th. Any progress?
> >
> > Also, I asked Doug about the who/what/why/when list and he said to ask
> > Willima. Can you share/post a ditribution list or tell us what help you
> > need organizing the distribution process, William?
> >
> > Seems like we're ready to post it on the site and then begin
> > distribution. As Doug said, we should try to contact our local
> > newspapers/LUGS, what have you.
> >
> > If you _do_ make contact with a local press org/person, would you please
> > post to the details to the list, so we can add them to the who/what/why?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > David