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Occupy Wall Street Media Coverage

May Day Media Mayhem

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 07.03.2012 | Media
Benjamin R. Barber

Media hypocrisy about the Occupy Wall Street movement is old news. But the New York Times hit the "refresh" button once again with its coverage of the May Day demonstrations in New York and around the country on May 2.

Occupy Wall Street: RIP

Mark McLaughlin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Media
Mark McLaughlin

The OWS story is a story about modern media in all of its messy glory. Adbusters has raised the art of lampooning to a level that Mad Magazine or even Saturday Night Live never imagined.

Think Again: Why Do the Mainstream Media Like the Tea Party More Than Occupy Wall Street?

Eric Alterman | Posted 02.01.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

The Occupy Wall Street movement is far more popular with the public than with the media. Even before its current slide in popularity, the Tea Party was never even remotely as popular as the Occupy Wall Street movement was when it began and remains today.

Police Crackdowns On Occupy Protesters Spikes Media Coverage

Posted 11.22.2011 | Media

Occupy Wall Street had its biggest week of media coverage yet, according to a the news coverage index provided by Pew Research Center's Project for Ex...

"Where's the Pony?" Occupy Wall Street Demands

George Weiner | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
George Weiner

Occupy Wall Street has a limited window of attention and momentum, regardless of how long they intend to physically occupy. With the clock counting down, I am holding out hope that they can find their purpose.

Occupy Wall Street and American Corporate Fascism

Dan Agin | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media
Dan Agin

The Occupy Wall Street movement is an outburst (really a scream of pain) provoked by a politico-economic condition that's almost a replica of the past.

Jason Linkins

Occupy Wall Street Is Starting To Alter The Media Narrative | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

One day, we're going to look back on the late spring/early summer of 2011 as a time of widespread journalistic failure. With lawmakers diddling one another in deficit committees and members of the media denying their own agency, someone had to step up to shine light on the real problems plaguing most Americans. And that someone ended up being the Occupy Wall Street movement. Their human-flesh social network took up physical space on the ground and started telling their own stories, using Tumblr as their means of aggregation. And now, the protesters can already consider themselves to be something of a success. It takes a mighty force to interrupt the media's preferred narrative, and for the moment, they are it.

Media Coverage Of Occupy Wall Street Increases Sharply

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Media

Media coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement has increased sharply, though the protests are still not at the top of the news agenda. A study r...

Does Occupy Wall Street Make Mainstream American Media Irrelevant?

David Nassar | Posted 12.06.2011 | Media
David Nassar

Telling a story that no one is sure has an audience is risky. If mainstream American media doesn't want to tell it, the man/woman on the street will