11/04/2011 05:55 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Occupy Wall Street and Social Media: Who's Making Sense of It All?

Occupy Wall Street has presented a new challenge for journalists. Without centralized leadership or communications, there is not one place to go for a roundup of information. Occupy is a story coming from many viewpoints, with many developments. This makes it an ideal topic for social media. The question becomes: How do you round all that up, and who makes sense of it?

Storify, an award-winning San Francisco startup that helps its users tell stories using social media, wanted to look at Occupy Wall Street and the media. A forum Thursday night allowed seven journalists covering the event and 100 audience members to share their thoughts.