Difference between revisions of "Dispatch Howto"

From G8
Jump to: navigation, search
(Resources)
(Shorter version for print)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
==Shorter version for print==
 
==Shorter version for print==
  
 +
Dispatch is basically a system to collect, process and disseminate accurate, reliable and up-to-date information about protests and events. So there 3 main elements here: '''incoming info''' (reports, phone calls etc.), '''processing''' (confirming, double-checking and structuring the data) and '''outgoing info''' (timelines, articles etc.).
 +
 +
There are many different ways and techniques to do this, but the main principles remain the same.
  
 
==Resources==
 
==Resources==

Revision as of 18:45, 28 May 2007

Shorter version for print

Dispatch is basically a system to collect, process and disseminate accurate, reliable and up-to-date information about protests and events. So there 3 main elements here: incoming info (reports, phone calls etc.), processing (confirming, double-checking and structuring the data) and outgoing info (timelines, articles etc.).

There are many different ways and techniques to do this, but the main principles remain the same.

Resources