The MEA Electronic Mailing List

Guidelines for Participation in the MEA List
Subscribing to the List
Managing Your Account
Other Information

This is the online conversation of friends and members of the Media Ecology Association (MEA), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the study, research, criticism, and application of media ecology in educational, industry, political, civic, social, cultural, and artistic contexts, and the open exchange of ideas, information, and research among the Association’s members and the larger community. The MEA list provides a space for reasoned, informed, and civil discussion about communication, media, and culture among persons interested in themes or subjects relevant to the field of media ecology. Subscribers use this list to share views, exchange information, and learn about interesting events related to media ecology.

Guidelines for Participation in the MEA List

By subscribing to this list you agree to abide by all conditions of participation established by the list managers, and as varied from time to time at their sole discretion.

Contributors to this list are solely and entirely responsible for their messages, particularly with regard to any information and data that may be exchanged.

Contributions to the list are not moderated, but only list subscribers are permitted to post. Only subscribers are allowed to view the subscribers list and the message archives.

Participants are expected to conform to normal standards of civilized discussion. This does not rule out heated debate - but it does rule out submissions which are personally abusive, insulting, or otherwise qualify as flaming or spamming. Messages that may be construed or interpreted as discriminatory, promulgating hatred or obscenity, or defamation of any kind will not be tolerated. Also considered disruptive to the list is an excessive volume of postings.

The list managers are responsible for ensuring that these guidelines are observed. They reserve the right to take whatever measures are required to ensure these guidelines are respected by participants. Such measures include, but are not limited to, removing from the list those who do not abide by these guidelines.

Subscribing to the List

To subscribe to the MEA mailing list, address your browser to the MEA Info Page at

In the first text box, enter the e-mail address that you intend to use for the list. Then enter your name, First name first. You may then choose a password to allow you to manage your list account; otherwise, one will be generated for you, and you may change it later if you wish.

You may also choose to receive messages individually (the default setting) or batched in a daily digest (Digest Mode).

Click on the Subscribe button and you’re subscribed. You should receive a subscription acknowledgment shortly thereafter from the list processor, containing additional information.

Once you’ve subscribed to the MEA mailing list following this procedure, you can send messages to the entire list by e-mailing

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Managing Your Account

To view a list of other subscribers (open to subscribers only), unsubscribe from the list, get a password reminder, or change your subscription options, simply return to the MEA Info Page:

There are text boxes and buttons at the bottom of the page that will allow full management of your account.

Other Information

Problems or questions related to list subscriptions should be addressed to the Internet Officer:

Archives of the MEA mailing list are available via the following link:

November 1, 2003–present

The archives are available only to list subscribers.

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