Tag Archives: Occupy Wall Street

The Arthur Bris-Bane Of The New York Times’ (Digital Media) Existence

New York Times Public Editor Arthur S. Brisbane published his swan column yesterday, and the Old Grey Lady can’t be happy about it. Brisbane was a disappointing ombud – not as sharp as Clark Hoyt, not nearly as lyrical as … Continue reading

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Tweet Smell Of Suppress

It’s the United States of Iran! From CBS News: Twitter and Facebook are now essential tools for protest movements. And as Tony Guida reports, law enforcement agencies are monitoring the social media giants and using what they find to make … Continue reading

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Brian Lamb Gets C-Spun

C-Span’s Brian Lamb is the Joe Friday of TV interviewers – straight as Gibraltar, traditional as figgy pudding. So you could understand his befuddlement during an hourlong interview with Daily Caller diva Michelle Fields on last night’s Q&A. (See it … Continue reading

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Ads ‘n’ Ends (SuperPAC Edition)

Once around the park, James, and don’t spare the horses (although that will get you totally busted in New York) Item: Mitt Romney’s Friends to Buy Him Iowa for Christmas According to MSNBC’s First Read, the pro-Romney SuperPAC Restore Our Future  “announced … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Streetniks Settle In

Leading indicators that the Occupy Wall Street movement isn’t going away anytime soon. • This PBS Newshour’s piece on Thursday night:   • This piece from The Art Newspaper: Occupy Wall Street group looks to open arts space NEW YORK. A … Continue reading

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De-Occupy Wall Street

From the New York Times: Police Begin Clearing Zuccotti Park of Protesters Hundreds of New York City police officers began clearing Zuccotti Park of the Occupy Wall Street protesters early Tuesday, telling the people there that the nearly two-month-old camp would be … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow Jumps The Zuccotti Park

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is usually pretty scrupulous about her facts, but last night she blatantly misled her audience in a segment that highlighted Occupy Wall Street’s improbable ad campaign: Occupy Wall Street still showing no signs of slowing down, the … Continue reading

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Occupy Gayle King/ESPN/Fox News

Occupy Wall Street is about to occupy ad time on New York cable networks. Via Mashable: [Occupy Wall Street supporters] chipped in more than $6,000 to a crowdfunding campaign that will put a video of protesters explaining their objectives in … Continue reading

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On The Media’s Brooke Gladstone Unilaterally Declares NPR Centrist

In a conversation with NYU Press Thinker Jay Rosen about NPR’s serial firings of staffers and freelancers over their advocacy of Occupy Wall Street, On the Media host Brooke Gladstone made this statement: What’s wrong with different kinds of institutions deciding on … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Goes Commercial

The Occupy Everything set has apparently gotten fed up with establishment media drive-by hits like this and this from the Wall Street Journal. So the Occupyniks have decided to create their own media vehicles, starting with print publications ranging from … Continue reading

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