PWGD for journalists

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Explaining PWGD in the context of Daniel Pepper's proposed trans-national branded organization of experienced freelance journalists:

Suppose your organization grows from 100 to 1,000 journalists. You want everyone in the network to be able to communicate with everyone else, but now you have ten times the chance that one member may be off topic, unproductively combative, overly enthusiastic, or disruptive in any other way toward the group goals of social justice and journalistic excellence in the public service.

You don't want to become an editor for the organization's internal communication, and you don't want to have volunteers become resented as censors.

How can we open up a large group to horizontal communication without privileging anyone over anyone else but ensuring a manageable quantity of good quality messages?

PWGD's approach to resolving the above is to ask everyone to participate in moderating the group's communication. If you feel you have something to say that everyone should know about, the system will send it to a jury -- a random sample of people from the network asked to quickly decide if the message is important enough for everyone to receive.

PWGD, originally and officially People Who Give a Damn, but mutable into innoffensive titles like "People Wanting Greater Democracy" will provide tools to resolve the above problem, and will then use this ability to scale equal-opportunity mass communication to link (potentially) everyone into one network. We want to further try to refine existing tools for providing related coordination services, as you wrote in your case, "a set of forums and discussion platforms that will float ideas, story proposals, advice, warnings and assistance about working in different places and with different people."

Understand what I'm getting at more?