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[Fwd: Re: [seul-edu] A plea for more media contacts]

owner-seul-edu@seul.org wrote:

> From: "zeruch [Joseph Estevao Arruda]" <z@vasoftware.com>
> To: seul-edu@seul.org
> Subject: Re: [seul-edu] A plea for more media contacts
> Contact Julie Thornton at Linux International, as she is their mkt/press
> diva.  She will have contacts into more mainstream press outlets.
> z
> William Abernathy wrote:
> >
> > If you want Schoolforge's launch to succeed, you need to take a moment to help
> > out. We're preparing a press release for our launch, which fast approaches.
> > However, most of the names on our media list are in the Linux/open source media
> > world. This might be fine if we were only launching an open source project, but
> > we're doing more than that: we're trying to attract mainstream *and* educational
> > press attention.
> >
> > Those of you who are teachers will subscribe to a few educational journals and
> > newsletters. Please take a moment to dust off your most reecent issues, and look
> > for contact information, especially email addresses. Forward that information to
> > me or to Doug or Les for inclusion in our media database. We need to know, at a
> > minimum: Contact name (if you have one), Publication name (or simply
> > "journalist" if your contact is an independent writer you want us to reach) and
> > email address. Additional information (address, phone number, fax) is also much
> > appreciated.
> >
> > Also, take a look at your local or national newspaper or magazine. Look for
> > Education Editors, Technology Editors, or the like. The more we can reach, the
> > more likely we will be to gain a critical mass of new volunteers and interested
> >   teachers and administrators.
> >
> > Thanks for your time and energy!
> >
> > --William
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