First My Qualifications: I am an exceptional editor, writer and idea person with more than 50 years of communications experience in every area.
Applying For: Czar of a Publishing Operation that would guarantee reasonable payment to any producer of online content.
Terms: Tech capacities equivalent to the best available, partnership with either Facebook or Google, capacity to hire and train 1000 work at home professional journalist editors, complete supervision and control of products, capacity to outpay existing writer operations.
Such an operation would have the pick of existing venues for writers including those who work for nothing (are you listening Arianna?). Because content would not be pressed into single moulds, writers would be freer than they are now to achieve their best performance and a pattern would be set for a future in which all creators of content on the Web would have the opportunity to earn something for what they do.
Frangoulis and Theodorakis are joined by musicians, including two bouzouki players, and a very large audience that is completely familiar with the words. The audience joins in at Frangoulis' prompt.
This is my very favorite Theodorakis melody. Those who know Theodorakis only for his "Zorba" music are in for a treat. When I was in Athens in 1966, for a short period of study with Constantinos Doxiadis, I knew nothing of Theodorakis. But about five years later, my friend Irene Vassos sang "Sto perigiali" to us. I have never gotten the tune out of my mind.
Later, when Irene joined our group to form a travelling company performing "New Rain", I learned to pick out a …
To counter the invidious efforts of Karl Rove and the Brothers Koch, simple videos of everyday people expressing gratitude for specific results from specific things that the President has achieved will create a signature response that will turn the tables on the Super PACs.
There could be an intro that flags lies distortions and anonymous attacks as unreal and even criminal and a cut to what is real, recognizable and not anonymous I am (name). I have lived here in (name) for (time). Thanks to (President Obama's (name) Act ... and so forth for ten seconds. Close with a continuation of the story narrated over evocative images and simple acoustic music.
This would be a fantastic way to counter the attacks on the President. For every specific attack, a video that shows the truth. And grass roots people who intend to vote for the President.