Devmedia- Participatory Radio, Video & TV

Devmedia- Participatory Radio, Video & TV

SUBJECT: DEVMEDIA LISTSERV Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1993 17:48:09 -0400 (EDT) From: Don Richardson To:,,,

Our listserve for "participatory radio, video and TV practitioners working for the democratisation of communication" a.k.a. Devmedia is ready to go. Feel free to begin posting information now. Over the next few days I will spread the word on the Internet. Please help me out by notifying your own membership - simply forward this message to your colleagues.

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subscribe Devmedia yourfirstname yourlastname

DO NOT INCLUDE ANY OTHER INFORMATION OR SIGNATURES WITH THIS MESSAGE. Wait for a little while and the listserve at the University of Guelph will respond with a message just like the one below. Note that at the end of the message it tells you to ignore the instructions about resetting passwords. This is a bug that the computer folks here are trying to work out. Even if you do reset the password, it will not affect your use of the listserve.

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Date: Tue, 30 Nov 93 17:31:21 -0500 From: To: Cc: Subject: SUBSCRIBE DEVMEDIA JANE USER

You have been added to list The system has recorded your address as and in order for your messages to get posted, you will have to send them from this address. If a message is ever rejected, please contact the list's owner:

Your initial password is 999456789. Please change it as soon as you can by issuing the following request to

set DEVMEDIA password 999456789 new-password

This system may accept Internet TCP/IP connections for processing of live requests, and the password will be used to give you subscriber privileges. For more information, send a 'help live' request to

All requests should be addressed to ______________________________________________________________________

Devmedia: Media for Development and Democracy

List Members: Participatory radio, video and TV practitioners working for the democratisation of communication. Organizations posting to the list include:

Videazimut - An international coalition, founded in 1990, that brings together people from the world of independent and alternative video and television from every continent. Together its members act to promote the democratic practice of communication. They aim to broaden the participation by communities and movements from the South and North in sound and image production.

AMARC - The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters. Supports community and alternative radio stations that involve people in participatory communication processes.

Don Snowdon Centre for Development Support Communication - Supports the practice of using communication tools (especially small format video) in participatory action research and participatory development. Located at Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

Listowner: Don Richardson, Assistant Professor, Department or Rural Extension Studies, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Email: Fax: 519-767-1510. ______________________________________________________________________

Please ignore the request to change your password. This password is used in conjunction with an interactive connection to the LISTSERV machine. This feature has not been enabled. ______________________________________________________________________

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