From News Busters: While the media champion the Occupy Wall Street movement as if it’s the American version of the Arab Spring, they’re predictably missing a crucial distinction. As the Motley Fool reported Friday, those sleeping in tents and skipping showers in cities around the country are actually part of the world’s richest one percent: [...]
Bernie Goldberg analyzes press support of movement.
From News Busters: Another NPR freelancer has been fired for activism at an Occupy rally. On Gawker, Caitlin Curran laments she was canned from 20 hours a week producing for the public radio talk show The Takeway (co-produced by Public Radio International and WNYC Radio in New York, and supported in part by the taxpayers [...]
From News Busters: Within hours of NewsBusters publisher and Media Research Center (MRC) president Brent Bozell sending certified overnight letters to demand ABC, CBS, CNN and NBC cover the video evidence of racial bigotry at Occupy Wall Street protests, three prominent Jewish leaders joined the call for the TV networks to cover the anti-Jewish hatred. [...]
From News Busters: The morning shows of ABC, CBS, and NBC on Tuesday devoted just 19 seconds to the arrests of 75 people in northern California, after police evicted Occupy Oakland from their encampment in front of city hall there. The Early Show devoted a news brief to the story during its last half hour, [...]
This video reveals that New York Times reporter Natasha Lennard is not merely covering the protests, but is also apparently taking part in planning and executing them.