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==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. There are many different ways and techniques to do this but the main principles remain the same. There three main elements/processes that make up Dispatch: '''incoming info''' (reports, phone calls etc.), '''processing''' (confirming, double-checking and structuring the data) and '''outgoing info''' (timelines, articles etc.).
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Dispatch is basically a system to collect, process and disseminate accurate, reliable and up-to-date information about protests and events. There are many different ways and techniques to do this but the main principles remain the same. There are three main elements/processes that make up Dispatch: '''incoming info''' (reports, phone calls etc.), '''processing''' (confirming, double-checking and structuring the data) and '''outgoing info''' (timelines, articles etc.).
  
 
===Preparations===
 
===Preparations===

Revision as of 02:11, 30 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. There are many different ways and techniques to do this but the main principles remain the same. There are three main elements/processes that make up Dispatch: incoming info (reports, phone calls etc.), processing (confirming, double-checking and structuring the data) and outgoing info (timelines, articles etc.).

Preparations

Incoming Info

Processing

Outgoing Info

Useful Tips

Further material