[Internal-cg] ICG future awareness/Infographics/Media messages
joseph.alhadeff at oracle.com
Thu Mar 5 15:24:07 UTC 2015
I would agree on a slow preparation related to our exercise of
socializing the final draft - that will require effort and forethought.
PR in the interim should be limited to thinking of sending our existing
updates through other channels; if ICANN has suggestions fine, but this
does not rise to any level of formality or partnership....
On 3/5/2015 7:06 AM, Mohamed El Bashir wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 5:26 AM, Milton L Mueller <mueller at syr.edu
> <mailto:mueller at syr.edu>> wrote:
> Sorry, but I don’t see the need for this at all.
> I see it as a potential diversion from our substantive work and a
> time-consuming move into PR. As another matter, we’ve just
> detached our Secretariat from ICANN and now we get deeply enmeshed
> into their communications team?
> Its shouldn't consume ICG time as a small group or a volunteer(s) can
> work on it and present the final outcome to ICG. PR is not part of our
> new secretariat mandate.
> ICANN still provides ICG with support ( logistics, travel, ...etc ),
> not sure why PR could not be part of that as long the ICG determines
> the content of such out-reach messages and approve the end product.
> We might need some kind of better public outreach when we have
> assembled three finalized proposals and we are seeking public
> comment. Until then, I do not understand the need. Martin
> mentioned “registries who are not involved in the ICANN process.”
> It is a clearly defined part of this process that it is the task
> of the operational communities, in this case names, to involve all
> relevant groups in the development of the proposal. It is not our
> job to do so. So perhaps ICANN PR can offer their services to the
> Agree, we will need outreach when we assemble the final proposal but
> we also need it through the evaluation process, better to plan/start
> early while we have less pressure now.
> I am shaking my head in disbelief about this, really. Simple
> explanations of the role of the ICG are not the primary problem
> the transition faces right now. It is not even a secondary
> problem, or a tertiary one. Let’s be realistic. The problem has to
> do with achieving consensus among a complex set of interest groups
> around management of the names root. The idea that we are going to
> advance that process with slick infographics about us strikes me
> as seriously misguided, almost narcissistic.
> I know and others as well clearly the challenges ahead of us as ICG,
> the current names debate and challenges is clear indication of task
> complexity in the final proposal assembly.
> That's being said, its our role to ensure that our processes and
> procedures are transparent and clear to the wider internet community,
> this is the objective Not resolving ICG issues complexity by a slick
> infograph !!
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> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:15 PM
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> *Subject:* [Internal-cg] ICG future awareness/Infographics/Media
> Dear All,
> The Chairs had 2 meetings with ICANN's communications team in Los
> Angeles and Singapore, they offered to support ICG in planning and
> developingneed inforgraphics, animation videos and media messages .
> As ICG progressing in the proposal evaluations it might be useful
> to explain some of our important processes to public in clear
> visual presentation, if we decided to accept ICANN support in
> this, its communications team will develop those infographs based
> on ICG guidance, review and approval. the infograhs and other
> produced media can be published in ICG web site.
> Please advice if we can proceed on this approach and develop some
> infographs with ICANN support.
> If yes, what issues/topics you think we should focus on ( e.g
> proposals evaluation/assessment process, the time line, .....etc ).
> Kind Regards,
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