Bit of a dust-up over on the MISP events list regarding a campaign related posting. Since this political season is likely to get a little more lively in the next few weeks, I'd ask listserv members to avoid advocating (on list) for particular candidates or campaigns and keep the list focused on media industry/community topics and issues. (I'll also make a quick mention of the Governor's Council on Film and Media Industries Town Hall this Saturday -- a good place to discuss all these issues. More info at: http://www.altmedianm.org/events.html And that the deadline for registration for this fall's election is during the first week of October!)
While we're at it... Please don't sell things on this list, and please keep events and other announcements on the events list (drop me a line at email@example.com and we'll subscribe you, unsubscribe you, or otherwise change your subscription).
Meanwhile, an update on numbers and the text to the events list below...
While there are a good number of people who might agree with any one candidate, in this partisan environment any campaign-related post is also going to drive a bunch of people crazy. And off the list as well.
Another reason to avoid political content is that a good many people on these lists are subscribed from places like local and state government and the national labs -- and some of those institutions have prohibitions on political content.
So please, help keep campaigning off these lists, and keep discussions on topics and issues directly related to the film and media industries.
NMITSA is now accepting nominations for the fourth annual Tech Excellence Awards. More info at http://www.nmitsa.org/
Eric Renz-Whitmore, Program Coordinator
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131